Cinnamon powder is a spice is a key ingredient in many foods from around the world. It is frequently used in making sweets ranging from apple pie, cinnamon buns, and other pastries to chocolate.In traditional medicine, cinnamon powder has been used as a treatment for colds and for digestive troubles.
Cinnamon, referred to as kanela or κανέλα in Greek, is one of those spices that have a special place in Greek cuisine. Typically, it is associated with desserts but in Greece, it is used in savoury cooking as well such as with chicken and lamb, and is also an essential ingredient in stifado, a dish that is traditionally made with rabbit. It's also the star spice in desserts like baklava and rizogolo, or rice pudding.