What are the uses of Cinnamon Leaf?
Often used in stews, slow-cook recipes and in curries made with coconut milk. A great bay leaf substitute for your pantry.
Cinnamon leaves are often dried and have a lighter taste and aroma compared to cinnamon bark when used in teas or cooking. Dried Cinnamon leaves have a matte finish and become olive in color, resembling bay leaves, and have a spicy, pungent taste.
Cinnamon leaves are most commonly used in a dried state and should be removed from the dish before consuming. They are used to flavor stews, pilafs, and curries, and dried Cinnamon leaves can often be substituted for bay leaves in many recipes.
In the Caribbean, cinnamon leaves are traditionally used to flavor cornmeal porridge and jerk marinades. Cinnamon leaves are also used as a flavoring agent for baked goods and desserts. In addition to cooking, the leaves are commonly boiled and made into an herbal tea.
Cinnamon leaves pair well with cloves, green cardamom, black pepper, coconut milk, pork, chicken, and lamb. Dried Cinnamon leaves will keep up to six months when stored in an airtight container in a cool, dry, and dark place.
Frequently asked questions
Is your sea moss pool grown?
No, our sea moss is ethically sourced from the pristine waters of St. Lucia by our team of divers.
Is this Jamaican Sea Moss?
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What sea moss species do you sell?
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