Cinnamon

Pronunciation: sin-ah-mun

Cinnamon
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What is it?

It is a fragrant spice derived from bark or tropical trees. It adds a distinct flavor and aroma to desserts, meals and drinks and is widely used for savory cuisines in Asia and Middle East.

How to choose the best?

Grounded cinnamon is more aromatic than whole stick. If the aroma is sweet, then buy it, or else discard it.

Where to store it?

Keep them at a cool place inside an air-tight container.

How to use it?

Grounded cinnamon can be used in drinks like coffee or even in cakes, porridge, and biscuits. Because of its unique flavor it even goes well with cocktails and cider.

Cinnamon sticks are used in many savory Asian cuisines, especially that contain rice.

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