It is extensively cultivated and is much used in cookery, besides which it is excellent when pickled.
Cinnamon is principally employed in cookery as a condiment and flavouring material, being largely used in the preparation of some kinds of chocolate and liqueurs.
When they came into a hot climate the fire of the sacrifices and domestic cookery was removed out of the house; but the dead were probably still for a while buried in or near it, and the tulsi was planted over their graves, at once for the salubrious fragrance it diffuses and to represent the burning of incense on the altar of the family Lar.
His taste in cookery, formed in subterranean ordinaries and a la mode beef shops, was far from delicate.
The seeds are a main ingredient in Indian cookery.