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Nutmeg Whole Organic

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Origin and history Nutmeg

The nutmeg (nuces moschatae) is a spice that grows on the nutmeg tree in rain-fed tropical coastal areas. It was used as early as 1500 BC on the Banda Islands in Indonesia, where the nutmeg tree was native. The word nutmeg is a corruption of the Latin "nuces moschatae", which means "nuts smelling of musk". The nutmeg is oval in shape, about two and a half centimetres long and very hard: in the kitchen, the nutmeg is therefore only used in grated form (nutmeg). There is factory ground nutmeg on the market, but one can also buy nutmegs and grate it yourself with a nutmeg grater.

What can you do with nutmeg?

The Indonesian kitchen uses nutmeg in spicy soups and meat gravy. The Indian kitchen uses nutmeg not only for savoury dishes but also (in small quantities) on desserts. In the Netherlands we traditionally use nutmeg over green beans, cauliflower and spinach, and also in speculaas.

Use in moderation

Nutmeg contains myristicin, a substance which, when ingested in excess of 10 grams of nutmeg, has a hallucinatory effect.

Where do I buy organic nutmeg?

You can buy whole nutmeg at Naturaplaza of course. In our web shop you can buy organic nutmeg in convenient consumer packs or in slightly larger quantities of usually 1 kg. Subscribe to our newsletter and don't miss out on any organic nutmeg offers.

Nutmeg Whole Organic of premium quality

This is a certified organic product van top quality. Thanks to this certificate you know, that what you buy has been produced with care and consideration for people and nature.

The Organic certificate represents a 100% verified organic and reliable product. This product contains no added sugars, fats and other additives and it's production complies with all European demands and regulations concerning pesticides.

The organic nutmeg we select come from all regions of the world. All products are inspected in Europe and most are also packed there. We regularly check and test the quality of our products.

Nutmeg Whole Organic of the brand Holyflavours

HolyFlavours, the leading brand for all your (organic) seasonings and melanges! Salts, Herbs, Spices and Superfoods without any additives.

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Pro's & cons
  • plus-circle Adds a rich flavor to various dishes such as soups, meat gravies, and desserts.
  • plus-circle Organically grown and naturally sourced from rain-rich tropical coastal areas.
  • plus-circle Versatile in use, traditionally used in Dutch dishes like green beans and speculaas.
More Information
Article number 45250-conf
Productsheet Specsheet
Recommended Use According to taste
Ingredients Nutmeg
Special Characteristics BIO
Country of cultivation India
Brand Holyflavours
HS-Code 09081100
Private Label possible? Yes
Energy (kcal/kJ) 538 kcal / 2254 KJ
Proteins 6 g
Carbohydrates 45 g (sugar 23 g)
Fat 36 g
Saturated Fats 26 g
Fibers 4 g
Sodium 16 mg
Salt 0 g
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good nutmeg
Very good nutmeg for preparing mashed potatoes. I could definitely recommend it and especially for the price.

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