Cinnamon Ground – cassia vera

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Product description

Ground Cinnamon is the preferred form of the spice to use in cooking . Cinnamon powder is obtained from the inner bark of a tropical tree that has been ground to produce a fine powder. It has a brown colour and a warm, mild and sweet flavour favoured for use in winter and the traditional festive season, as it imparts a warm feeling. As it is difficult to grind the whole quills, it is recommended that ground cinnamon is bought separately for use in dishes where the powdered form is desired. Its warm flavour and aroma also make it a favoured spice in chai tea, Middle Eastern curries and rice dishes. It is also a key ingredient in the blend Chinese Five Spice.

The spice people carry pure cinnamon in varieties as cinnamon ground and cinnamon sticks, as well as cinnamon sugar

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Culinary Notes :

Cinnamon Ground is the ground powder form of the Cinnamon Stick. It is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several tree species from the genus Cinnamomum. Cinnamon is used in both sweet and savoury foods to impart a warm spice flavour. In the Middle East it is commonly paired with meats such as chicken and lamb. The term ‘cinnamon’ also refers to its mid-brown colour.

  • Use a small quantity of ground cinnamon when baking or cooking
  • Use it in pastries, fruit dessert, cakes, cookies, puddings and biscuits
  • Use it in curries, spice rubs and shakes
  • Add to your coffee or tea to get a spiced and warm flavour
  • Sprinkle on oat or muesli and porridge
  • Add to apples, berries, pumpkin, blueberries and pears

Health benefits:

Cinnamon has many nutritional benefits due to the essential oils contained in the bark of the tree it is obtained from. It contains calcium and manganese as well as antioxidants. It helps to lower blood sugar and cholesterol as well as maintain heart health.

Recipe/ product links:

Chai Banana Cake
Chai Spiced Coconut and Maple Ice Cream

Country of origin:

Indonesia

Other names or spelling: Cinnamon, Baker’s Cinnamon, Bastard Cinnamon, Dutch Cinnamon, Cinnamomum burmanii, Canel, Canton Cassia, Cassia Bark, Chinese Cinnamon, Tramboon Cassia

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size

175g, 55g

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