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Nutmeg

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The inner kernel of the seed of the Myristica frangans tree, nutmeg has a slightly spicy, warm aroma and flavor. Nutmeg is usually ground to a powder. 

Native to the Banda Islands, part of Indonesia’s Moluccas Islands.

Traders from the Middle East brought nutmeg to Constantinople in the 6th century. 

Myristica fragrans produces two products; nutmeg and mace.

New Oxford Book of Food Plants by John Vaughan et al. (2009)  

“Nutmeg: The Unsavory History of a Tasty Spice” by Kallie Szczepanski (2018) https://www.thoughtco.com/nutmeg-the-unsavory-history-195274

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