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19 Feb, 2016

Herbs & Spices - Cinnamon

This is the best spice for bringing out sweetness in a dish and adding an aromatic, warm flavour. Just a sprinkle of cinnamon can do wonders for a boring bowl of porridge.

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It’s amazing how food will suddenly come alive with the addition of some herbs or spices. However sometimes we all just need a little guidance as to what goes best with what and when to add certain things in when cooking. This is why we will be looking at each of our favourite herbs and spices in turn on our blog, letting you know exactly how to get the most out of them.

Cinnamon

There are many benefits to this delicious spice, including its ability to help control blood sugar levels. It's the best spice for bringing out sweetness in a dish and adding an aromatic, warm flavour. Just a sprinkle of cinnamon can do wonders for a boring bowl of porridge. Ground cinnamon is much stronger than stick cinnamon, so use with a delicate touch.

Now put your newfound knowledge to use:

Our Quinoa, Apple, Cinnamon and Goji Berry Porridge is rich in protein, iron and fiber. Quinoa is hot on the heels of its old friend the oat, for the title of most nutritious and filling breakfast.

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