WHAT IS CINNAMON
Cinnamon is an aromatic spice, that comes from the bark of a tree. The tree belongs to southeast Asia. Cinnamon is a dried bark. Cinnamon tree is aromatic. The cinnamon tree produces yellowish-green flower and small berries. Cinnamon is used whole as well as powdered form. It tastes sweet but it is commonly used in both sweet and savoury dishes. It is commonly used in Asian and Western countries.
HISTORY OF CINNAMON
Cinnamon is considered to be one of the ancient spice. For cinnamon, there are many references and it is also mentioned in Bible by Hebrew word. Cinnamon was so valuable equal gold and ivory. Ancient Egyptians used cinnamon as part of their embalming rituals. Today, cinnamon is grown in South America, the west indies and other tropical climates.
USES OF CINNAMON
Cinnamon is very versatile spice, its aroma enhances the taste of both sweet and savoury dishes. It can easily use in any kind of dish that’s why I called it versatile spice. Cinnamon is used in all over the world. Its used in Indian cuisine, American cuisine, French cuisine, Pakistani cuisine everywhere. It can be used in desserts, drinks, bread, pies, snacks, savoury, vegetables, meats, coffee, Its compliment good with everything.
Cinnamon is also using a medicine, Chinese believes that daily use of cinnamon keeps them younger. Chinese use cinnamon in the treatment of fever. Where In India used as a natural painkiller.
Here are some recipes with cinnamon-