True cinnamon was so highly prized among ancient nations that it was regarded a gift fit for the monarchs, even the gods. The quest for the fragrant bark led the Europeans to explore the world in the 15th century. Beware of imitation, this is the real thing! Add to pastries, pies, cakes, and crumbles. Flavour Mexican and Middle Eastern lamb and chicken dishes, curries and stews. Add a little something special to tea, hot cocoa, and liqueurs.
Country of origin: Costa Rica, Status: Organic.