What is a Cinnamon Stick?
- Cinnamon sticks are the reddish-brown, curled bark of a tropical evergreen tree. Used as a spice and aromatic garnish, Cinnamon Sticks have a mildly sweet, spicy flavor. Also known as Canela.
How to Eat
- Whole Cinnamon Sticks are not eaten but used as stir-sticks in beverages such as flavored Mexican coffee drinks, hot chocolate and cider. Sticks may be ground in a food processor and used in recipes calling for ground cinnamon.
- Cinnamon is currently being studied for its beneficial effect on blood sugar.
How to Store
- Store tightly wrapped in a cool, dry place for up to 1 year.
When is it in season?
Where are they grown?
- Product of Sri Lanka
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