In the garden they grew cardamom, turmeric, curry leaves and pepper as well as imported ginger, cloves, nutmeg , cinnamon, chillies, vanilla, cumin and coriander.
They wanted to trade: the market at home was eager (at one time or another) for spices - pepper, nutmeg , mace and cloves.
The bread sauce should be smooth and well-flavoured, mace being a traditional spice (the outside husk of a nutmeg , between the nut and the shell) to infuse with the milk.
Sift the flour, mixed spice, nutmeg and baking powder together.
In a saucepan, combine brown sugar, almonds, cinnamon stick, nutmeg , cloves, allspice and wine.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg .
Underneath that is a beautiful red, lacy layer of aril - also called mace blades - that cling to the thin, hard shell surrounding the nutmeg .
From Southeast Asia came black pepper, nutmeg , cinnamon and cloves.
Sweeten with condensed milk, nutmeg and cinnamon, this hot cereal is a perfect way to start your day.
We emerged into the country to find ourselves amid an open expanse of coconut palms, interspersed with the odd clove and nutmeg tree, banana palm and cinnamon bush.