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Cinnamon Spice

Made from scraping off the outer bark of the Cinnamomum tree then dried

Cinnamon Spice

Cinnamon has been used in Egypt as early as 2000 BC, it was believed to have come from China.

Cinnamon is commonly used right throughout the Middle East and is in fact an important part of Middle Eastern cooking. It is widely used from Turkey to Morocco and is used in savoury to sweets dishes as well as beverages.

Here are some example recipes using Cinnamon:

 Almond Balls
 Pastry balls stuffed with almonds, cinnamon and orange flower water

 Lamb Mansaf
 Jordanian spicy yogurt lamb on rice dish

 Moroccan Cinnamon Tea
 Hot cinnamon tea garnished with walnuts and pine nuts

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