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TRUE CINNAMON STICKS

September 30, 2016

|HamTowneSpicery.com

JUST IN FROM SRI LANKA, OUR DELICIOUS CEYLON CINNAMON STICKS. FRESH AND FLAVORFUL NOW IN BOTTLES
OF 8 FOUR INCH STICKS.

 

Treat Yourself and your family to the finest and best cinnamon in the world comes from Sri Lanka. This “true” cinnamon is much softer than cassia cinnamon. Loaded with flavor and aroma, Ceylon Cinnamon Sticks are perfect for adding to ciders, cocoa, coffee.

 

Ceylon Cinnamon, also known as "true cinnamon," has a subtly more delicate and sweet flavor than the more common cassia cinnamon. Cinnamon's sweet, spicy and warm fragrance adds pungent sweetness to baked goods

Cinnamon sticks are flavorful and fun in mulled drinks and teas. (Serve each cup with its own cinnamon swirler.) Or combine them with allspice, cloves and ginger to make your own mulling spice.

Cinnamon - that most popular of spices - comes from the bark of an evergreen tree. Cinnamon's sweet, spicy and warm fragrance adds pungent sweetness to your favorite baked goodies. You can also use it to add a depth of flavor to savory dishes as well.

Though often used interchangeably, cassia and cinnamon are not the same. Cinnamomum cassia (grown primarily in China and Indonesia) is reddish-brown and pungently sweet, while Cinnamomum zeylanicum (from Sri Lanka ) is buff-colored and mild. Cassia is usually preferred for its more intense color and flavor.


Ceylon (Cinnamomum verum)
This cinnamon is native to Sri Lanka . The cultivated variety grows 8 to 10 feet and resembles a shrub rather than a tree.
Cinnamon is the world's most popular baking spice. Used in cakes, breads, cookies, breads and pies, dumplings, puddings, pastries and ice cream. It's common in savory dishes, too--soups, chutneys, catsup, pickles, squash, vinegars and meat glazes--and hot drinks like cider, coffee, tea and cocoa. Cinnamon complements fruits like apricots, cherries, apples, blueberries and oranges. Vegetables, too--especially carrots, spinach and onions--are enhanced by cinnamon's pungent sweetness. In combination with other spices (like cloves, nutmeg, cardamom, ginger, allspice, and black pepper), cinnamon shows up in a wide array of our spice blends, including pumpkin pie spice, apple pie spice, cider blends, five spice powder, curries.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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