Botanical name: Cinnamomum burmanii
Cinnamon is one of the most popular spices in the world.
It is used to flavor many different foods and beverages, most notably those found in Asian, Middle Eastern and African cuisines. In the west, most people consider cinnamon to be a staple ingredient for baked goods.
The warm, spicy-sweet flavor of cinnamon makes the spice a popular baking spice and beverage flavoring agent.