Nutmeg powder comes from the seeds of the nutmeg tree and is known to have been a valuable and expensive spice in medieval European cuisine as a flavoring, medicine and preservative.
The use of nutmeg powder in cooking is multifaceted. It is used (usually grated) to season various ordinary and gourmet foods
It tastes spicy, but when freshly ground it is much stronger.
– It has a positive effect on the digestive system in nausea, indigestion and is ideal for diarrhea, especially if due to food poisoning.
– Helps lower blood glucose.
– It can soothe toothache.
– Helps with pain from gallstones and kidney stones.
– It is a tonic for the brain and circulatory system.
– Used for rheumatic pains.
– Acts as an intestinal antiseptic.
– It has antidepressant action.
Use: Suitable for sweet preparations such as puddings, cookies but also dishes with potatoes, carrots and celery root. It is an ideal spice for spinach, because it balances its metallic taste. It is also an essential ingredient in béchamel, mashed potatoes, sauces, cheeses, cheese pies and generally dairy dishes.