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Default Nutmeg vs. Mace

On Thu 27 Dec 2007 10:43:10a, Janet Baraclough told us...

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Nutmeg is the nut; mace is the blossom.

It's not the blossom. Mace is a lacy layer covering the nutmeg , both
are contained within an outer layer.

see a pic of how they fit together at


Yes, I knew that, but apparently Michael did not. I use blades of mace
with certain pickles that I make. A couple of times I have bought the
nutmeg with the mace still surrounding it.

Wayne Boatwright

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