id you know that poppy seeds, those little black dots that like to hide between your teeth, are packed with minerals? Apparently they are a great source of calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium! So if you are a poppy fan like I am, you will remember my other poppy seed recipes – like , , and , where I’ve mentioned that poppy seeds are obtained from the plant opium poppy (Papaver somniferum). Yes, opium poppy is used in production of opium, so if you are planning to have a drug test tomorrow, I strongly advise that you skip this recipe and make some “safe” or instead!:)
No matter which strudel are you about to swirl, you can make your own , or – if you are in a hurry – simply buy one in your supermarket. Regarding poppy seeds, you will find two varieties – whole and ground. For this recipe you will need ground poppy and here’s a little tip – if you already have whole seeds at home, you can easily grind them in your coffee grinder! So, let’s make poppy seed phyllo strudel!
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