Saturday, 24 December 2016

Farmers Market | Nutmeg

When it comes to winter recipes, nutmeg is one of our favourite ingredients. It tastes and smells amazing and makes a great addition to you fall flavours. Nutmegs are grown on evergreen trees which are native to rain forests. The nutmeg fruit is about the size of an sprout which ripens to oval kernels or nutmeg spice. Nutmeg has lots of health benefits from digestive benefits to anti-depressant qualities. It is a great source of copper, potassium, calcium and magnesium.

You can purchase nutmeg whole or in power form. The flavour is popular in a variety of recipes. It can be used in sauces, soups and sweets like pie, cakes and donuts.

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