Chinese cinnamon

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Noun1.Chinese cinnamon - aromatic bark of the cassia-bark tree; less desirable as a spice than Ceylon cinnamon bark
cassia-bark tree, Cinnamomum cassia, cassia - Chinese tree with aromatic bark; yields a less desirable cinnamon than Ceylon cinnamon
bark - tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants
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Some connoisseurs distinguish between true cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum) and cassia or Chinese cinnamon (C.
This compilation ranks ginseng amongst the superior or noble category of plants, together with jujube, Chinese cinnamon, liquorice root, the goji berry, etc.
She writes that the chicken is then covered with herbs and spices more familiar to Taiwanese tastes, such as basil leaves and five-spice powder, which itself contains star anise, cloves, Chinese cinnamon, Sichuan pepper and fennel seeds.

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