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Boiled Barley with Poppy Seeds and Honey

  1. Boil the poppy seeds in milk, strain it and grind twice in a grinder.
  2. Mix it with the pearl barley.
  3. Add raisins scalded with boiling water, chopped walnuts and hazelnuts as well as almond flakes.
  4. Season to taste with honey and candied orange peel.

You may also add other dried fruit, such as apricots, plums or figs.

In the past, this traditional dish was made with boiled wheat seeds.


  • 1 glass of boiled pearl barley
  • half a glass of poppy seeds
  • 0.5 l of milk
  • a few tablespoons of honey
  • 50 g of raisins
  • 50 g of shelled walnuts
  • 50 g of shelled hazelnuts
  • 50 g of almond flakes
  • 1 tablespoon of candied orange peel

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