Cooking Recipes Catalogue

Cinnamon is the aromatic bark of an evergreen tree. This popular sweet spice is sold as whole dried strips about 3 inches (7.5 cm) long-called cinnamon sticks-or ground. It is used in both sweet and savory dishes.

For other spices, see allspice, aniseeds, caraway, cardamom, cayenne pepper, chili powder, Chinese five-spice powder, cloves, coriander seeds, cumin, curry powder, fennel seeds, garam masala, ginger, juniper berries, mace, nutmeg, paprika, pepper, peppercorns, saffron, Sichuan pepper, star anise, sumac, and turmeric.