Unlike ground nutmeg, whole nutmeg lasts indefinitely as long as its stored properly. What really distinguishes whole nutmeg from its ground counterpart is the potent flavor. Whole nutmeg is stronger tasting and has considerably more flavor
Grate a sprinkle of nutmeg to hot chocolate or to an espresso.
Nutmeg can be used in both savoury and sweet dishes to add a note of sweetness.
It is good to know that this spice also combines well with bay, chili, coriander, cumin, dill, fennel, fenugreek, garlic, honey, parsley, pepper, tarragon and turmeric.
Use grated nutmeg to liven up custards, crème brûlée, rice pudding, pound cakes, pancake batter, egg nog and mulled wine. Sprinkle it on top of desserts like cheesecake for both decoration and flavour or add it during cooking or baking.
Nutmeg is found to have health benefits, including its ability to relieve pain, soothe indigestion, strengthen cognitive function, detoxify the body, boost skin health, alleviate oral conditions, reduce insomnia, increase immune system function, and prevent leukemia, and improve blood circulation.
Ingredients: Organic Nutmeg from Sri Lanka
Nutritional value: N/A