Spice Trade — nutmeg

... and a few other articles on cooking with spices!

Tandoori Paneer just like home

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Tandoori Paneer just like home

Our home favourite! This Paneer is unlike the common Matar Paneer or Palak Paneer you find it restaurants. It’s name comes from the Tandoor Oven used to cook it in – a special, cylindrical clay oven used in Indian cooking and baking, temperatures inside can reach as high as 480°C (900°F)! Of course at home, we just use an ordinary grill. This paneer takes on a delicious full-bodied flavour after being marinated in a blend of indian spices. It’s also served without a wet curry base – not needed when the paneer itself tastes so good. Works best as an...

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Nutrition and buying tips: Nutmeg

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All values below are per 1 tsp (2.2g) of ground nutmeg. ProximatesWater 0.14gEnergy 12kcalProtein 0.13gTotal lipid (fat) 0.80gCarbohydrate, by difference 1.08gFiber, total dietary 0.5gSugars, total 0.07g MineralsCalcium, Ca 4mgIron, Fe 0.07mgMagnesium, Mg 4mgPhosphorus, P 5mgPotassium, K 8mgSodium, Na 0mgZinc, Zn 0.05mg VitaminsVitamin C, total ascorbic acid 0.1mgThiamin 0.008mgRiboflavin 0.001mgNiacin 0.029mgVitamin B-6 0.004mgFolate, DFE 2µgVitamin B-12 0.00µgVitamin A, RAE 0µgVitamin A, IU 2IUVitamin D (D2 + D3) 0.0µgVitamin D 0IUVitamin K 0µg LipidsFatty acids, total saturated 0.571gFatty acids, total monounsaturated 0.071gFatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.008gCholesterol 0mg Tips on buying quality nutmeg Our recommendation is to to buy whole nutmeg whenever possible. Powdered...

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Nutmeg and Mace, the stages of life you’ve never seen!

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Nutmeg and Mace are actually part of the same fruit. Botanically speaking, they even have the same name. However, not all fruits are created equally, and certainly not all naturally created ones. As we solely focus on natural spices, we know where the problems stem from, and the tricks most companies use to profit the most from these problems (Hint: sell the bad ones in powdered form!) Nutmeg, historically native only to a small cluster of small volcanic islands in Indonesia, is now cultivated around the world with varying success. Nutmeg grows with an outer layer of Mace, and as...

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