Nutmeg Ground (250g)
The fragrant spice nutmeg comes from the Myristica fragrans plant indigenous to the Banda Islands in the Moluccas, Indonesia. It is a popular spice that is used in many cultures around the world and is traditionally known for its use in sweet dessert style cooking.
In the Kitchen:
Nutmeg is traditionally used for flavouring cakes or biscuits and other desserts such as jellies, ice-creams and panacotta. It goes very well in combination with other spices such as cinnamon and ginger. Although it is traditionally known as a spice used in sweet dishes, nutmeg is also great for sprinkling onto vegetable such as pumpkin or sweet potato for roasting, or on top of freshly steamed carrots, banana smoothies, or chai tea.
Interesting Facts about Nutmeg:
Nutmeg has long been prized for its medicinal properties with its use dating back to the 1st century. The suggested benefits of nutmeg on the body include better brain function, liver and kidney detoxification, relief of indigestion and pain, treatment of bad breath, skin care and also as an aid for sleep.
Country of Origin
Product of Indonesia
Nutmeg can improve a sluggish metabolism and provide warming and soothing effects on the digestive tract. Nutmeg can assist in sleep as well as provide antibacterial protection for the teeth and gums.
100% ground nutmeg
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