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Postby x9200 » Mon, 19 Dec 2011 6:57 pm

Cardamom has a very strong distinctive flavor pretty far away IMO from the poppy seeds.

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Postby BigSis » Mon, 19 Dec 2011 9:32 pm

true. The only other seed I can think of that looks like a poppy seed is a mustard seed..............but I think that might be even worse than cardamon!

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Postby ksl » Mon, 19 Dec 2011 11:05 pm

x9200 wrote:I would like to try to make a poppy seed cake without the poppy seeds. So far I was thinking about using the black sesame seeds with some almonds as a replacement. Any better ideas?
try the only black sesame seed paste for cake spread, toast, sandwiches, and much more, try a search in Singapore or better still try the sample at Junction 8 Bishan second floor from Monday, or purchase from NTUC finest if needed before...,Though it is a spread made from crushed black sesame seeds for inside of cake mix.
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Postby JR8 » Mon, 19 Dec 2011 11:11 pm

ksl wrote:
x9200 wrote:I would like to try to make a poppy seed cake without the poppy seeds. So far I was thinking about using the black sesame seeds with some almonds as a replacement. Any better ideas?
try the only black sesame seed paste for cake spread, toast, sandwiches, and much more, try a search.


Again in English? :?

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Postby ksl » Mon, 19 Dec 2011 11:12 pm

JR8 wrote:
ksl wrote:
x9200 wrote:I would like to try to make a poppy seed cake without the poppy seeds. So far I was thinking about using the black sesame seeds with some almonds as a replacement. Any better ideas?
try the only black sesame seed paste for cake spread, toast, sandwiches, and much more, try a search.


Again in English? :?
Wait i can do better! No limits to its usage and free of all the unhealthy stuff! Also good in rice porridge! Not yet tried it in oat porridge but i do eat the paste on toast!

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 19 Dec 2011 11:28 pm

It's a damn good thing you removed that link to your online business. ksl you know better than that. Back on the Barons are you? :-(

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Postby JR8 » Mon, 19 Dec 2011 11:31 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:It's a damn good thing you removed that link to your online business. ksl you know better than that. Back on the Barons are you? :-(


The OP is after a dry ingredient for cosmetic effect in a cake, and you're suggesting your own toast spread. Well that's a bit of a fail in understanding the job specifications I have to say.

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Postby ksl » Mon, 19 Dec 2011 11:41 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:It's a damn good thing you removed that link to your online business. ksl you know better than that. Back on the Barons are you? :-(
No I just beat you too it! :P Merry Christmas :wink: I knew you was lurking in the background, I could sense it :wink: :P
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Postby JR8 » Mon, 19 Dec 2011 11:44 pm

Drinkin' is a bad habit!!

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Postby ksl » Mon, 19 Dec 2011 11:54 pm

JR8 wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:It's a damn good thing you removed that link to your online business. ksl you know better than that. Back on the Barons are you? :-(


The OP is after a dry ingredient for cosmetic effect in a cake, and you're suggesting your own toast spread. Well that's a bit of a fail in understanding the job specifications I have to say.
Hee hee! cosmetic effect! I like that black sesame seed it is just as good as strawberries any day, and with a Christmas uniform on too will make your day! Image

I may just break my weight loss program for a day and get pissed! A year without a beer is torture! Maybe my liver can handle one day the negative effects are not so nice, but what the hell it's Christmas! women are bad habits. Thought of the day! Women are like phones; They like to be held, talked to and touched often. But push the wrong button and you're disconnected! :lol: Now back to the ready mix concrete!

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Postby ksl » Tue, 20 Dec 2011 12:10 am

JR8 wrote:Drinkin' is a bad habit!!
So is sex!

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Postby JR8 » Tue, 20 Dec 2011 1:12 am

ksl wrote:
JR8 wrote:Drinkin' is a bad habit!!
So is sex!


You sad Christian!

BTW that bird has a nice rack, I'd help with the goods delivery up her chimney any festive season she wishes ;)

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Postby x9200 » Tue, 20 Dec 2011 8:20 am

JR8 wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:It's a damn good thing you removed that link to your online business. ksl you know better than that. Back on the Barons are you? :-(


The OP is after a dry ingredient for cosmetic effect in a cake, and you're suggesting your own toast spread. Well that's a bit of a fail in understanding the job specifications I have to say.

I am after the whole package. We are going to eat it so it should also taste right! :D For the appearance I guess the dragon fruit seeds are the closest match but probably not that available.

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Postby JR8 » Tue, 20 Dec 2011 8:25 am

No, KSL's advertised sesame toast spread will do nothing.... but make him wealthier.



(And he knows it)

p.s. Is it fair to say that all you want is flavourless contrasting flecks of colour (in this case black)? If so I stand by what I suggested.... finely mince sesame seeds (maybe a spice mill?.... or a bloody good knife on a block)

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Postby x9200 » Tue, 20 Dec 2011 8:50 am

Actually there are a few kinds of the poppy cake. This is the one I guess you have in mind:

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but another and a classic one is a roll:

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and lastly this one:

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For the last two, well mushed paste can be of use.
The filling is made of the ground poppy seeds, almonds, some other nuts, honey, and some caramelized orange peels. I am probably more after the 3rd type at this moment. Sorry for not being clear.


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