Blue Poppy Seeds
Essential Spice Blue Poppy Seeds are kidney shaped oilseeds.
They are harvested from dried seed pods and are used whole or ground as an ingredient in many foods. The seeds come from a yellowish brown opium plant native to the Mediterranean and have been cultivated since the 6th century. Nowadays, these tiny blue-ish gray seeds are mainly produced in Holland and Canada.
Poppy seeds have a nutty tasting flavor and are mainly used in baking. One of the most common foods they are used in is bagels.