The taste and appearance
The spice cinnamon is the dried bark of an evergreen tropical tree of the family Lauraceae. Pleasant aroma and a sweet, warm, pleasant taste of spices is due to an aromatic oil which it contains. On sale this spice usually comes in the form of a hammer and rolled into a tube of pieces of bark.
Cinnamon well disinfects products, so it is recommended to add a perishable meals and freshly squeezed juices.
Cinnamon in the tubes keeps the taste and smell twice as long as powder. The taste of thin tubes and sweet.
Use in cooking
The cinnamon rolls are used in those dishes where you have to avoid muddy sediment: cocktails, mulled wine, teas, fruit drinks, syrups, liquors, liqueurs, wines and preserves.
With the addition of tubes of cinnamon cook the famous “Viennese coffee”.
Whole cinnamon is added to the rice, pudding, jam from apples and pears, punch, hot chocolate, soups. Spice blends beautifully with pumpkin.
The ease of use of cinnamon in sticks lies in the fact that they can take out their food if it’s already got the desired taste and aroma.
You can brew a cinnamon stick and then add the lemon juice gives a very refreshing drink.
Another tasty drink recipe: stick of cinnamon to steep for 10 minutes in 0.5 liters of boiling water. Then add the tea leaves, and orange zest and bring it all to a boil.
Cinnamon sticks are well suited for the decoration of various holiday meals.
Benefit to the organism
Cinnamon is widely used as a tonic, antispasmodic and antiparasitic agent.
– Has a beneficial effect on the entire digestive system.
– Stimulates metabolism.
– Mix cinnamon with honey cures most diseases.
The weight loss daily in the morning and at night before sleeping, drink brewed in boiling water with cinnamon honey.
– Regular consumption of honey with cinnamon reduces cholesterol in the arteries, improves your breathing and strengthens the heart muscle, normalizes blood sugar levels, strengthens the protective functions of the body and protects against bacteria and viruses.
Widely used cinnamon in aromatherapy. This is due to the action of a complex of its volatile aromatic substances.
Essential oils, tannins, cinnamic aldehyde, eugenol, resin, starch, as well as manganese, potassium and iron.