Saigon cinnamon is an extraordinarily intense and flavorful cinnamon, with a whopping 5% essential oil content (as opposed to most other cinnamons which have about 2.5% oil content). It packs a full punch of cinnamon intensity, and features well in dishes where cinnamon is key, such as in desserts,cinnamon rolls, etc.
Medicinal: cinnamon is high in antioxidants, supports the immune system, and balances blood sugar and cholesterol levels. Take no more than 1 tsp of this strong cinnamon saigon each day to receive the full health benefits it can offer. Compare to turmeric in its use as an anti-inflammatory substance.
Cinnamon Saigon, known for its anti-bacterial properties that assist in foodborne illnesses. Additionally, find it in micro amounts in many makeup blends.
Because of the sweet and spicy flavors, this spice is found often in both savory and sweet dishes. It is often a suggested alternative to artificial sweeteners.
Many lovers of this specific cinnamon flavor suggest adding it to teas, oatmeal, breads, rolls, muffins and cookies. Find it in savory dishes to increase the palatability.
Add the entire stick to a pitcher of water, along with green apple slices to aid in indigestion.
If this is a first experience with this special blend of cinnamon, you will quickly realize why people adore it. Add it to nearly any of dish for flavor benefits to exceed expectations. See a short list of recipes to create your own favorite meal using this unique spice.
Saigon Cinnamon pairings include spices such as chiles, mole, chocolates as well as chai. It is also often paired with nutmeg in sweet flavor profiles.
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