Cinnamon: whether it be sprinkled on doughnuts or infused into cookies or tea, this magical spice is a favorite of many.
I have always loved mixing up a jar of cinnamon sugar for morning toast, and December always brings a fresh bag of cinnamon sticks for mulled wine and homemade chai tea!
Primarily grown in Southeast Asia, cinnamon was introduced to Europe in the 16th century. The spice is harvested from the bark of the cinnamon tree, dried into sticks called “quills” or powdered.
(The ever popular cinnamon bears).
According to healthdiaries.com, cinnamon is anti-viral, has shown to lower cholesterol, and can boost cognitive function and memory. It is also a natural preservative!
How do you do your cinnamon?