Nutmeg, Ground

The sweet, earthy, piney flavor of powdered nutmeg seasoning is called for in both sweet and savory dishes in cuisines worldwide. This fragrant ground nutmeg seasoning can be added to cream sauces, squash or root vegetable dishes, stewed greens, fruit pies, or as a fragrant garnish for hot beverages.
Also available as Whole
$9.49
+

Details

Spice Region
Inline indonesia

Nutmegs are the seed of the fruit from Myristica fragrans, a tropical evergreen tree, which also produces mace. It’s used in sweet baking, especially pumpkin pie and spice cakes, as well as being a common ingredient in Northern European sausage and stew recipes. In the South, a pinch of nutmeg is crucial to macaroni and cheese and stewed greens. Indonesian and Japanese curries frequently use nutmeg for a subtle sweetness, and Caribbean cooking adds nutmeg to greens, oxtail stew, and as a garnish for several rum-based drinks.
Until just a few centuries ago, all the nutmeg in the world grew only on a few tiny islands in Indonesia. European colonial powers fought bitterly over control of these islands, as nutmeg was highly valued for its flavor, preservative qualities, and alleged ability to cure plague. The Dutch held a monopoly on nutmeg production for many years, but when it was broken nutmeg trees were spread to the West Indies and other areas. This fresh, high-oil ground nutmeg comes from Indonesia.

Recipes featuring this spice

Related products

This delicious maple sugar, made from pure Wisconsin maple sap, is almost twice as sweet as cane sugar. This maple sugar for sale has a... Size Options
$8.49 Glass jar, 1/2 cup (wt. 4.0 oz)
"Dutched" cocoa has undergone alkalization to reduce its natural bitterness. This smooth, rich and mellow flavor is ideal for hot cocoa... Size Options
$5.99 Glass jar, 1/2 cup (wt. 2.2 oz)
This premium natural cocoa powder is very high-quality, with 22-25% cocoa butter. It has a rich flavor, slightly bitter and with sour... Size Options
$5.99 Glass jar, 1/2 cup (wt. 2.2 oz)
Hazelnut Flavor is a deliciously nut-free way to add a nutty flavor to baked goods. Add a teaspoon of this hazelnut extract to plain cake... Size Options
$11.99 Bottle, 4.5 fluid oz