According to ancient custom, poppy seeds have been used as a remedy to aid sleeping, promote fertility and increase wealth, and were even believed to impart magical powers of invisibility.
Poppy seeds are largely overlooked in South Africa (apart from the cloyingly commercial lemon and poppy seed muffins) but they have long been a favourite of mine.
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There have been three fundamental culinary influences in my life. All of them have been women but not all of them are matriarchs, despite my mother being among them! Continue reading “Lynn’s Taverna” →