nutmeg (Myristica fragrans)

  • whole nutmegs are the seeds from the fruits of the nutmeg tree Myristica fragrens
  • simply buy whole nutmegs and grate them with a fairly fine grater as and when needed
  • mace spice is made from the seed covering
  • In the USA Connecticut is known as the Nutmeg State. The story is that some of the early inhabitants made nutmeg shapes with bits of wood and sold them as nutmegs.

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