Details: Nutmeg is such a feel good spice that wars have been fought to control it! We tend to link it to celebratory times. And for foodies, nutmeg is an ideal spice for layering flavour. Whole Nutmeg is a hard, brown, egg-shaped seed roughly 1" long by 1/2" wide with a warm, spicy flavour. Nutmeg is an essential flavouring ingredient in classic potato dishes. Used to flavour many traditional desserts and an important flavouring ingredient in holiday beverages such as mulled wine and eggnog. Shave some on top of your Painkiller as well!