Saigon Cinnamon Ground

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Brand: Burma Spice

Features:

  • We import our premium Saigon cinnamon from expert growers in Lai Chau, Vietnam, and then carefully package the freshly ground spice for the boldest cinnamon flavor in your favorite hot drinks and baked goodies.
  • Ground Saigon Cinnamon is an essential ingredient in Vietnamese cuisine. Ground Saigon Cinnamon is also known as Vietnamese Cassia (Cinnamomum loureirii), and is used in recipes like oatmaeal, desserts, ginger cookies, cinnamon rolls and cicken biryani.
  • Stronger than other kinds of cinnamon with a pleasant aroma and sweet-but-spicy taste, best describes Ground Saigon Cinnamon. Along with Ceylon Cinnamon, Korintje Cinnamon and Chinese Cinnamon, these are the most prized cinnamons in Vietnamese cuisine.
  • 100% PURE - We never add preservatives or fillers to our spices : 100% SATISFACTION - All Burma Spice products come with a 100% money back guarantee. Our products are hand packed in our gourmet spice shop; not in a factory.
  • The lid clamps down on contents with a tight-sealing gasket and a sleek chrome closure. The opening of the bottle is wide, providing easy access. The bottle is wrapped in red tissue paper and comes in a glossy white gift box tied with a bow.

Details: Cinnamon is among the most beloved scents and flavors of the holiday season, so you're probably familiar with its pleasant aroma and sweet-but-spicy taste. But did you know that there is more than one kind of cinnamon? When you're ready to kick things up a notch, Saigon cinnamon is what you should reach for.

Thanks to its high content of essential oils, Saigon cinnamon is stronger than other kinds of cinnamon. It is both spicier and sweeter than regular cinnamon, with a taste that is often compared to red hot candies. Ground Saigon cinnamon is often used in Vietnamese cooking and baking.

Four types of cinnamon are commercially available: Saigon cinnamon, Korintje cinnamon, Chinese cinnamon, and Ceylon cinnamon. Of these, Ceylon cinnamon is the mildest, and Saigon is the strongest. Often, recipes don't specify which type of cinnamon to use. However, most well-established recipes from Europe and the Middle East mean Ceylon cinnamon, as do most Mexican recipes. American recipes, on the other hand, usually call for Cassia cinnamon, which is the most common kind in the United States.

You can substitute one type of cinnamon for another, but keep in mind that the flavor will be slightly different. Saigon cinnamon is sweet and spicy, while Cassia cinnamon is spicy and bitter. Ceylon cinnamon is mildly sweet, and Korintje cinnamon is spicy.

Saigon cinnamon can also be used in many recipes that call for ground cinnamon. Use it to add a little extra warmth and complexity to oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, or try it in your favorite ginger cookies recipe. Sprinkle some into your oatmeal, coffee, or chili as an alternative to whole cinnamon. Although Saigon cinnamon is most popular in desserts and baked goods, it can complement everything from vegetables and rice to meat.

Package Dimensions: 6.3 x 3.1 x 3.1 inches


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