Cinnamon, the dried bark of Cinnamomum verum, has long been prized for its fragrance and flavour. True cinnamon is indigenous to the island of Sri Lanka and such was its value as a spice that over the centuries the Portuguese, Dutch and English empires all controlled the valuable trade in Sri Lankan cinnamon.
Cinnamon sticks or quills consist of rolled strips of bark, shaped into cylinders and dried. A subtle and versatile spice, it is used in many cuisines around the world.
Cinnamon is used to infuse both savoury and sweet dishes, from basmati rice pilaffs and tagines to baked rice pudding and ice cream. It has an affinity with many ingredients, including apple, coffee and chocolate, so is a spice which lends itself to experimenting with.
Add a cinnamon quill to dried fruit compotes, brew it with tea, cloves and green cardamom to make soothing, aromatic Indian chai or use to make mulled wine or cider.
|Hermes Economy ?||£3.99 (or FREE for orders over £50)|
|Express ?||£6.99 (or FREE for orders over £100)|
|Signature Required ?||£6.99 (or FREE for orders over £100)|
|Weekend Delivery ?||£6.99 (or FREE for orders over £100)|
|Large Item Delivery ?||£29.99 (or FREE for orders over £100)|
These summary details have been prepared for information purposes only, and are designed to enhance your shopping experience on the Sous Chef website. While we have taken care in preparing this summary and believe it is accurate, it is not a substitute for your reading the product packaging and label prior to use. You should note that products and their ingredients are subject to change.