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Poppy Seeds in Eastern European Cuisine Signify Prosperity

By December 31, 2013

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In Eastern Europe, poppy seeds have a special significance. They are a symbol of wealth, the tiny seeds representing coins. They figure prominently at Christmastime and New Year's expressing hoped-for prosperity in the coming year.

Polish Poppy Seed Roll - Makowiec
Polish Poppy Seed Roll - Makowiec
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Guarantee your good fortune this year by trying one of these Eastern European Poppy Seed Recipes.

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