Nutmeg & Mace – The Granted Spice of War

A few years back, I was based in the Island of Gods, Bali, Indonesia. Apart from the amazing lifestyle, Bali at that time, was experiencing a massive food transformation. Restaurants were mainly focused on locally foraged, harvested ingredients. Out of these ingredients, one specific spice that caught my interest was Nutmeg.  I believe that everyone…

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Nutmeg & Mace Part 1

Once upon a time, nutmeg was one of the most valuable spices. It has been said that in England, several hundred years ago, a few nutmeg nuts could be sold for enough money to allow one to live comfortably for the rest of their life. What we know as Nutmeg, is actually the hard brown…

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