Poppy Seed, Dutch Blue, Whole or Ground
Dutch blue poppy seed is useful for baking bread.
This high-quality Holland, A-1 Extra Fancy poppy seed has become increasingly difficult to find in recent years. Our Dutch poppy seed has a very fresh, nutty flavor.
Refrigerate to maintain freshness.
Many cultures have traditional special Christmas cakes and tortes using poppy seeds. One of our most vivid Christmas memories will always be of the two special breads Gram made as a special breakfast treat on Christmas morning. One was a cinnamon nut bread; the other poppy seed. We miss you, Gram!
We grind your poppy seed to order in an antique roller mill. These small mills are no longer made today and we've been lucky enough to locate a few. The mill basically crushes the seeds and splits them open. Electric mills or food processors will work, but the real old-fashioned German ladies tell us that this is far too fine with too much oil for their baking purposes. Our poor old mills get a real workout at Christmastime!