Cinnamon is a popular home spice used all around the globe for hundreds of years. It has a pleasant flavour and warm smell which has made it popular in cooking, particularly in baking and curries.
The spice comes from the inner bark of a evergreen tree. The bark is peeled and laid in the sun to dry. once dry it becomes curls up into rolls known as cinnamon sticks. Cinnamon can also be found ground into a powder.