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Nutmeg’s sweet distinctive flavour is traditional in gingerbread, eggnog and rice pudding. Add a pinch to scalloped potatoes, creamed spinach and béchamel sauce. Sourced from the seeds of an evergreen-like tree that is native to the spice islands of Indonesia. The powerfully aromatic qualities and irresistible taste of our all-natural...
Nutmeg’s sweet distinctive flavour is traditional in gingerbread, eggnog and rice pudding. Add a pinch to scalloped potatoes, creamed spinach and béchamel sauce. Sourced from the seeds of an evergreen-like tree that is native to the spice islands of Indonesia. The powerfully aromatic qualities and irresistible taste of our all-natural nutmeg can be incorporated into a variety of dishes, helping to bring the natural flavors of both sweet and savory dishes to a new level of mouth-watering awesomeness.
This spice is known for its spicy-sweetness that is often used with allspice, cloves, and cinnamon--particularly in holiday treats and baked goods. It can also be taken in the savory direction to spice up pork dishes, sweet potatoes, and squash. This powerful spice stands up well on its own with a range of robustly complex flavors that are sure to bring your next pot of coffee, batch of quinoa, grilled chicken breast, or stir-fried veggies to a whole new level of lip-smacking.
This spice has long been praised for its medicinal properties and has been used to relieve a large variety of ailments in ancient times. Many of these claims have failed to stand up to clinical studies, but several benefits are still believed to be associated with its consumption ranging from helping blood circulation to aiding digestion. The spice is a source of thiamin, magnesium, and vitamin B6.
To ensure maximum quality and freshness, this gluten-free nutmeg (along with all of our spices) is direct sourced and processed without the use of any harsh chemicals.
Nutmeg's usage first became prominent in historical text during the medieval era where it was commonly used to boost the flavor of bland dishes. During the centuries that followed this era, the spice gained increased popularity. Dutch and English traders engaging in a bloody competition over control of this beloved spice. Since then the spice has spread in popularity to cuisines all over the world, with global production estimated between 10,000 and 12,000 tons annually.