Buy Real Cinnamon! Found in almost every cuisine around the world, Cinnamon serves double duty as a spice in both sweet and savory dishes. In the US, cinnamon rolls are a fan favorite, but other cultures use cinnamon for delicious rice dishes, some curries, and even paired with fruit. This cinnamon comes from the prized evergreen Cinnamomum zeylanicum (Ceylon cinnamon) which is native to Sri Lanka, and the true cinnamon of the spice trade, which most chefs prefer.
Suggestions: When you Buy Real Cinnamon, these Organic Cinnamon Sticks need to be ground into a fine powder for most recipes. Mix this with some Grade A Maple Syrup, and drizzle over some pancakes.
More About Cinnamon
These days, most of what is sold as cinnamon is actually from the cassia tree, Cinnamomum aromaticum, which is native to and grown in Southern China.