why do people add poppy seeds to recipes?

I'm not aware of importance of poppy seeds

bkhoot
  • Posted by: bkhoot
  • March 14, 2023
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Nancy March 14, 2023
As far as I know,
1) for decoration and crunch as on top of breads or rolls;
2) for color contrast and crunch, for example in lemon poppy-seed cake;
3) for making a sweet paste to fill pastries, as in central and eastern Europe;
4) in various spice blends, as for bagels, fruit, some savory dishes.
 
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