Dr. Oetker Bicarbonate of Soda is a gentle raising agent for use in gingerbread, parkin, cookies, soda bread and a wide range of other recipes. It can be used to make a simple baking powder by using one part Bicarbonate of Soda to 2 parts Cream of Tartar.
'Bicarb' is a store cupboard essential which has also traditionally been popular for its usefulness around the house as well as for baking. It is a great 'natural' cleaner, deodouriser and mild abrasive. Use in solution to clean fridges, microwaves, teapots, cafetieres, glassware and kitchen utensils.
Poppy seed is an oilseed obtained from the poppy (Papaver somniferum). The tiny kidney-shaped seeds have been harvested from dried seed pods by various civilizations for thousands of years. It is still widely used in many countries, especially in Central Europe, where it is legally grown and sold in shops. The seeds are used, whole or ground, as an ingredient in many foods - especially in pastry and bread, and they are pressed to yield poppyseed oil.
Wanting to add something extremely healthy to your diet regimen? Then brown flax seeds in the shell are the way to go! To get the most health benefits out of the flax seeds, we recommend grinding them.