This is a sought after spice and is used in sweet and savory dishes. Cinnamon is
made from the inner bark and is found in quills and in powder form. It has a warm
flavor and pleasing fragrance. Cinnamon is a small evergreen tree native to tropical
southern India and Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is the main producing country, though India,
Malaysia, Madagascar, and the Seychelles also produce cinnamon.
Here are a few suggestions how to use this organic spice in cooking:
· On tops of buttered toast, sweet
pastries and in sweet coffee and tea
· Use in curries
· Cinnamon is used in desserts
throughout the world
· Cinnamon is often used with apples and
pears in apple and pear desserts
· It is commonly used in cakes and other
baked goods, milk and rice puddings, chocolate dishes and fruit desserts. It may be used
to spice mulled wines, ciders, creams and syrups
· Use in pilafs
· Is an important component of the east
Indian garam masala
· Use a pinch while making red kidney
beans for a spectacular flavor
Hint: Use pieces of quill in pilafs and use powder form in curries and sweets.
Ground cinnamon is much more flavor than whole or broken cinnamon so use
accordingly. Cinnamon quills are superior as they have more of the essential oils
and true flavor. Our organic spices are pure, all natural spices and seasonings and fair trade spices. Our dedication to sustainable sourcing insures you get ethical clean spices.
Using our in-house kitchen we make all our blends in Minneapolis. We grind the spices that need to be ground, roast the ones that need to be roasted and keep some spices whole that are traditionally whole in ethnic blends. Did you know that cultures did not grind all their spices and most cultures will use both whole and ground spices in their blends?
This ensures that you get the best flavor, color, aroma, and taste.
We're committed to providing pure organic seasonings that taste great and promote a healthy planet. We're proud to offer the largest selection of organic ethnic spices and spice blends available.
It raises vitality, warms and stimulates all the vital functions of the body, counteracts
congestion, is antirheumatic, stops diarrhea, improves digestion, relieves abdominal
spasms, aids the peripheral circulation of the blood. Cinnamon is the second most widely
used warming stimulant in Chinese medicine