Cinnamon stick

August 11, 2012  • 

 

Cinnamon sticks can be long; this one measures 16 inches (about 40 cms). I found it at a spice store in Beirut; it is imported from Ceylon.

Cinnamon in the Lebanese kitchen is mostly used for savory dishes, especially when preparing chicken and rice; it is one of the components of kibbeh meat and used in tandem with allspice.


 

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  1. MyLittleExpatKitchen says:

    40 cm?? That’s long. Stunning!

  2. Belinda @zomppa says:

    Don’t see them that long here!

  3. Bananawonder says:

    That is a long stick! I love cinnamon in savory dishes… it’s hard to make people understand how good it is sometimes…until they try it for the second and third time, which I am finding with my husband to be the case.

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