The cultivation of nutmeg in a long process. Harvest of the nutmeg fruit begins at least 7 years after planting and the plant will not reach it's full potential for at least 20 years. Nutty, warm and slightly sweet, this spice enhances pies, custards, cookies and spice cakes. Indispensable to eggnog, and mulled cider, nutmeg can also lend something special to savory ingredients such as chicken, lamb, black beans, and sausage. Add a pinch to apple pie,
Country of origin: Indonesia, Status: Organic.