Definition of true cinnamon
- I went on to discover that what I'd tasted in Mexico was true cinnamon, a relatively mellow, subtly floral spice quite different from the one that I and most other Americans grew up eating in apple pie, cinnamon red hots, and cinnamon toast.
- —Sara Dickerman, Saveur, October 2009
- It's considered “true” cinnamon, as opposed to the thicker quills of cassia that are sold as cinnamon sticks in the U.S.
- —Jane Daniels Lear, Gourmet, September 2003