Slofoodgroup Ceylon Cinnamon Sticks Pure Ceylon Cinnamon Quills 5 Inch Cut Cinnamon Spice from Sri Lanka True Cinnamon Cinnamomum Verum 8 OZ

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Sri Lankan Cinnamon or Ceylon Cinnamon as it is commonly referred to is the only true cinnamon, scientifically and historically speaking. True Ceylon Cinnamon comes from and is grown in Sri Lanka. The name Ceylon refers to the country of Sri Lanka that was a British colony until 1972. The quality of this cinnamon is very different than traditional cassia cinnamon or other cinnamons. Ceylon Cinnamon is know for it sweeter and softer aroma and the product quality is the same as you will find on some of our other great spices on amazon and also available in cinnamon powder form. Other cinnamons, while of the same genus, are technically cassia bark. A cheaper and much more harsh and spicy cinnamon. However, for the sake of trade and purchase, all species are considered "cinnamon." Ceylon Cinnamon is favored by pastry Chefs in Europe for its soft and cleaner cinnamon flavor. A large difference between Ceylon Cinnamon and Cassia Cinnamon is that Ceylon Cinnamon is filled like a cigar and its flesh is soft and brittle and easily broken by hand whereas Cassia Cinnamon or Cassia bark is hardyier and woodier and do not break easily by hand. Cinnamon is sourced from the bark of various species of the genus Cinnamomum. Cinnamomum is tree-farmed in much of Asia, though primarily in Indonesia, China, and Vietnam. Our Cinnamon Comes from Sri Lanka, taste and see the difference you will never go back to the harsher and woodier variety of Cassia, we guarantee it. The spicy and unique flavor, sweet aroma, and warm heat of Cinnamon are derived from an essential oil called cinnamaldehyde. available in bulk quantities Ceylon Cinnamon is traditionally used in Chinese Five Spice Powder and the Indian spice blend, Garam Masala. Commonly used with meat, stews, and vegetables this cinnamon is also great in sweets such as drinks, cookies, cakes, puddings, or bread.