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Cinnamon whole

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 Continue reading

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