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Nutmeg is the seed or ground spice of several species of the genus Myristica. Myristica fragrans (fragrant nutmeg or true nutmeg) is a dark-leaved evergreen tree cultivated for two spices derived from its fruit: nutmeg, from its seed, and mace, from the seed covering. It is also a commercial source of an essential oil and nutmeg butter. The California nutmeg, Torreya californica, has a seed of similar appearance, but is not closely related to Myristica fragans, and is not used as a spice. If consumed in amounts exceeding its typical use as a spice, nutmeg powder may produce allergic reactions, cause contact dermatitis, or have psychoactive effects. Although used in traditional medicine for treating various disorders, nutmeg has no known medicinal value.
I love the simplicity of this recipe.
Quantities really do not need to be exact and if you want to use dairy milk and dairy butter, it really won't affect it.
The original recipe says to peel the potatoes, but I can tell you now that that is not necessary at all. The greens can be pretty much...
Nutty Sweet Potato Biscuits
Makes 18-24 biscuits
NOTE: These are biscuits in the American sense of the word.
I microwaved the sweet potatoes - washed and scrubbed, pricked with a fork, wrapped in a damp paper towel, microwaved on high for six minutes, turned over, and microwaved for three...
I've been wanting to get some Nutmeg for a long time now to use in Coffee and Desserts. I understand that Mace is made from the shells of Nutmeg and is more polished in flavor and leaves an Orange Color. I've seen Mace compared to Saffron.
I was surprised at the expense of Nutmeg. It isn't...
Makes at least 24 cookies with a small cookie cutter.
-175 g self raising flour
-175 caster sugar
-125 g butter (soft)
- 2 tbsp almond shavings
- 1 tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp ginger, 1 tsp nutmeg, 1/2 tsp salt & fresh grated black pepper
Cream the butter with the sugar, and spices, then add the flour...
1-1/2 cups quality white wine vinegar
3/4 cups beer - dark or medium, just whatever flavor you prefer
3 ounces apple juice
8 ounces Mexican cane sugar (unprocessed cane sugar juice reduced to a thick syrup then dried in molds, very dense and hard, color similar to dark brown sugar)...
Ok ,this counts as weird and we're not 100% sure on it but...
We also did the flavouring with both ground coffee and instant coffee. To be honest, we are not sure which one we preferred.
2 large organic sweet potatoes
1-2 tbsp Olive oil
2-3 tbsp ground coffee
1/2 tsp sea salt
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I'm not allergic to it. I absolutely love it, but I often used to overdo it on rice pudding and it is an hallucinogenic. It is also fatally toxic to cats and dogs. I sometimes use cinnamon instead, and, to be on the safe side, I...