Ceylon "True" Cinnamon Q&A
What is Ceylon cinnamon?
Ceylon cinnamon is a mild, sweet cinnamon with a hint of citrus. It's native to Ceylon (Sri Lanka), and is the most commonly used cinnamon in Mexico & England. "True" cinnamon trees grow to 20 to 30 feet and actually grow best in almost pure sand.
Where do Ceylon cinnamon sticks come from?
Ceylon cinnamon is native to Sri Lanka, and is often referred to as "true" cinnamon because it comes straight from the bark of a cinnamon tree.
How do you use Ceylon cinnamon sticks?
Use Ceylon cinnamon sticks is often used with coffee, chocolate, fruits and when making pastries. It can also be used in savory recipes, and is commonly found in Mexican, Middle Eastern and Indian dishes.
How long do Ceylon cinnamon sticks last?
Ceylon cinnamon sticks can last up to 3 or 4 years without losing too much of its quality.