Arabic Name and Pronunciation:
Jouza al-Teeb, pronounced joosa-al-teeb. May also be called basbasa, jouza at-Teeb, josat at-Tib, josat al-Tib, jowz buwwa
Indonesia and Grenada are the largest cultivators of nutmeg.
Nutmeg has a citrus flavor, with an earthy tone.
Nutmeg is light brown when it's ground. The aroma should be strong, yet pleasant. You may also find it shaved.
Worldwide, nutmeg is used primarily in sweet, dessert foods. However, in Middle Eastern cooking, you will find it in many meat dishes, as well.