DescriptionCinnamon quills are made from the inner bark of young stems from the Cassia tree. Compared to the normal bark variety this is superior, sweeter and in stronger in potency which makes for greater health benefits. It has an agreeably sweet woody aroma, enhancing sweet dishes and complimenting savory. Cinnamon plays a wonderful trick on the brain making it think you have added more sugar than you have, try it out when you next make porridge! In the west, it's more appreciated in sweet dishes, like in the popular cinnamon rolls, but it's also a key in Gharam masala, so we can see how it can add complexity and contrasts in savory dishes. The health benefits of quality Cinnamon are endless and can be easily incorporated into your diet. Take a look at some of the ideas below,
- Improve Cholesterol level
- Maintain blood glucose level
- Improves blood circulation
UsesRecipe ideas Bring warmth and sweetness to a homemade tomato sauce Ground and add a little to your porridge in the mornings Make a tea using an infuser Throw in a stick into a stew Can be added to most hot drinks to enhance Throw in a stick or two when making mulled wine
Information according to Ayurvedic sources.