Though its source was kept mysterious in the Mediterranean world for centuries by the middlemen who handled the spice trade to protect their monopoly as suppliers cinnamon is native to Sri Lanka. It was imported to Egypt as early as 2000 BC.
Cinnamon is often used in savoury dishes of chicken and lamb, flavour cereals, bread-based dishes, such as toast, and fruits, especially apples. Sprinkle it on your morning cappuccino or use it to spice up your favorite chili recipes.
Cloves (Syzygium aromaticum Eugenia aromaticum or Eugenia caryophyllata) are the aromatic dried flower buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae. Cloves can be used... View full product details
Cornichons are tart French pickles made from small gherkins pickled in vinegar and tarragon. They traditionally accompany pâtés and cold cuts. View full product details