· Nutmeg is shaped in the oval and is about 25mm in length.
· It is lightly wrinkled and has the colour of dark brown in outside and lighter brown on the inside.
· It is more pungent and sweeter than mace (which is the red covering over the nutmeg and is also sold as the spice).
· It is slightly bitter sweet and warm and has a bit of a taste of cinnamon. It smells quite sweet, nutty and earthy.
|Ingredients||Nutmeg whole / Jathikkai|