Organic Nutmeg Whole, Organic Whole Nutmeg
Our Organic Nutmeg Whole consists of the seeds of an evergreen-like tree, native to the spice islands of Indonesia that have been specially harvested and dried to preserve their unique flavors and aromas. The other form, ground nutmeg, allows for easy application, but can reduce the potency of the natural flavor profile.Using at Home
The intense spicy-sweetness can be paired with cloves, cinnamon, and allspice (traditional usage) to add the famously irresistible flavor to your favorite holiday baked goods.
Just prior to use grind the seeds, using a spice grinder or similar instrument, and use the powder as you would ground nutmeg.
You can get creative and use it in all sorts of drinks and savory dishes!
Try adding a pinch of freshly ground nutmeg to your next pot of coffee or tea blend or rub some on your meat-of-choice before tossing it on the grill.
Nutmeg 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.Benefits
Whole nutmeg gives you the ability to perfectly preserve the potency of the spice's unique flavors and fragrances until you really need it.
You can easily grind the whole form prior to usage, ensuring that the spicy-sweetness is fully boasted in your final dish.
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 engaged in 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 and12,000 tons annually.
*Images are representations only, and may not be a direct reflection of the shipped product
Unless otherwise indicated, products are sold by weight and not by volume. Some products may appear "less full" due to a variety of factors such as the density of the spice, contents settling during shipment, etc.
Our inner safety seals are pressure sealed and it is normal when twisting off the cap that the seal may come off, come loose, and/or tear - so long as none of the contents spill out, the product is safe to consume.