The oval shaped seeds have a spicy flavor that enhances both sweet and savory foods. Blends well with other spices and is found in the ethnic cuisines around the world.
Nutmeg is usually associated with sweet, spicy dishes — pies, puddings, custards, cookies and spice cakes. It is indispensable to eggnog and numerous mulled wines and punches. Honestly, it's excellent in white sauces!
Nutmeg is said to be a great cholesterol reducer and is often used help with flatulence.