Nutmeg is known around the world as a popular spice but there is much more to nutmeg than being a favorite in the kitchen. 2Tre Organic Nutmeg with mace has a distinctive fragrance and a slightly sweet taste. Unbeknownst to many is the fact that nutmeg features a host of health benefits, making it useful for improving general health while also serving as a remedy for a number of aliments. The nutmeg seed is enclosed in a firm and fleshy shell, which when dry, is covered by red or brown veins. Nutmeg also contains an abundance of essential oils used in both the pharmaceutical and perfumery industries.
How to use Nutmeg?
The nutmeg seed is removed from its outer protective casing before being grated and generally used as a spice. Nutmeg is used to add flavor to meats, baked goods, sauces, sausages, vegetables and juices such as eggnog, cucumber and carrot juice.
Nutmeg, like all other spices and herbs, should be used in moderation as to not overpower the dish or drink with its flavor.
How to store: To maintain the freshness of 2Tre Organic Nutmeg with mace for longer shelf life, it is suggested that you store your whole nutmegs in an airtight container. Keep away from heat, moisture, and direct sunlight. These elements hasten the loss of flavor and aroma. Avoid storing over the stove, dishwasher, sink or near a window. It should not be stored in the freezer.