Makes a great swizzle stick for coffee, mulled wine, hot tea, chocolate drinks, and a variety of other warm beverages. Use one or two sticks in poaching liquid for fruits. Makes a flavorful addition to homemade chutneys, pickles and relishes. Adds a sweet, woody aroma to potpourri.
Cinnamon is the dried bark of various laurel trees in the cinnamomun family. One of the more common trees from which Cinnamon is derived is the cassia. Ground cinnamon is perhaps the most common baking spice. Cinnamon sticks are made from long pieces of bark that are rolled, pressed, and dried.