Native to Vietnam this cassia is known as Saigon Cinnamon or Vietnamese Cinnamon. The cinnamon oil content of our Organic Saigon Cinnamon Powder is very high at 5%-6% which makes the flavor outstanding and leads many cinnamon aficionados to call this particular variety the best you can get. The most common cinnamon in this country is the cassia cinnamon and most of the cinnamon consumed in the US is from Indonesia and is known as Korintje which has an oil content of 2%-3%.
One try of our top grade Saigon Cinnamon and you'll see why it is preferred by both our home and commercial bakers.
Cinnamon is probably the world's most popular baking spice and its familiar aroma and taste is instantly recognizable in a variety of cookies, breads, ice cream, cakes, dumplings, pies, pastries and puddings. You will also find it in other flavorful dishes as well – soups, chutneys, pickles, meat glazes, squash and even vinegars. It is also an outstanding enhancement to hot drinks like tea, cider, coffee and cocoa.
Organic Vietnamese Cinnamon also enhances fruits like apricots, apples, cherries, blueberries and oranges. Vegetables pair well with cinnamon’s subtle yet robust aroma, fragrance and warm taste, especially with onions, carrots and spinach.
We also carry Korintje Cinnamon Powder, Ceylon "True Cinnamon" and in addition we carry Organic Saigon Cinnamon Sticks, Korintje Cassia Cinnamon Sticks and Organic Ceylon Cinnamon Sticks.
Cinnamon combines well with other spices such as allspice, black pepper, cardamom, cloves, ginger and nutmeg.
Some of the most searched recipes using cinnamon are Quick and Easy No Yeast Cinnamon Rolls, Punjabi Chicken, Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Jerk Chicken.
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