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Cassia bark in SEA?

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equinoise Jan 26, 2009 01:39 PM

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cinnamom...

Anyone have leads? It is used to flavor broths in Chinese cooking, and is apparently confused with conventional cinnamon quite readily. This site says "Chunks of cassia bark are thick but brittle, and they’re often sold in small pieces or irregular shapes."

Thanks.

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    boisenewbie RE: equinoise Jan 26, 2009 01:47 PM

    I get mine from penzy's ... I LOVE this company!!

    http://www.penzeys.com/cgi-bin/penzey...

    1. terrier RE: equinoise Jan 26, 2009 04:41 PM

      World Spice Market (On western, behind the market) has cassia chips.

      1. vanillagorilla RE: equinoise Jan 27, 2009 09:15 AM

        World Spice as mentioned below has cassia in strips, cassia in chunks, and ground cassia. It also has true cinnamon.

        World spice really should be where you are getting all your spices from.

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          iL Divo RE: vanillagorilla Jul 10, 2009 07:43 AM

          I can see this place would get me into serious trouble.
          I could buy my schwuan [sp?] pepper corns for my 5 spice there.
          Also the things I read about in their web site.
          Sounds wonderful.
          Next time I'm in SEA, I'll drop by.

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