Malabar Cinnamon refers to the Cinnamon from Kerala, a state in the south of India. Malabar Cinnamon is a particular type of cinnamon grown in Kerala and the Malabar coast. This is used in Indian in sweet and savory dishes. Cinnamon is made from the inner bark and is found in quills and in powder form. It has a warm flavor and pleasing fragrance. It is perfect for curries and sweet dishes. It is also one of the ingredients of Masala spice which is widely used in Kerala's cuisine. A small piece of this cinnamin goes a long way in flavoring a dish. Directions To Use : 1. Ground cinnamon is used on buttered toast, sweet pastries and sweet breads 2. Used extensively in sweet coffee and tea 3. Use in savory curries 4. Cinnamon is used in desserts throughout the world 5. Cinnamon is usually used with apples and pears in apple and pear desserts, as in Apple strudel 6. It is commonly used in cakes and other baked goods, milk and rice puddings, chocolate dishes and fruit desserts. It may be used to spice mulled wines, ciders, creams and syrups 7. Use in pilafs/biryanis 8. Is an important component of the east Indian Garam Masala 9. Use a pinch while making red kidney beans for a spectacular flavor Notes : Use pieces of quill in pilafs and use powder form in curries and sweets. Ground cinnamon is much more flavor than whole or broken cinnamon so use accordingly. Cinnamon quills are superior as they have more of the essential oils and true flavor.