Organic Ground Mace

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Organic Ground Mace by Hatton Hill Organic. Organically grown, harvested, dried and ground in Indonesia. Packed in the UK.

Mace is an aromatic spice ground from the dried, lace-like sheaths of nutmeg seeds. It gives a wide range of dishes and drinks a fragrant aroma and warmth that's a lot like nutmeg but that's more intense, more peppery and not quite as sweet. (It has nothing to do with the mace that's used in some places as a defensive pepper spray, just in case you were wondering.) 

The nutmeg seeds from which mace is obtained have a fascinating history. Their sole source until the mid-19th century was a group of tiny islands in Indonesia's Spice Islands archipelago that formed part of a colonial-era land swap in which the British gained Manhattan from the Dutch.

Despite – or perhaps because of – mace's tropical origins, it's a perfect autumn spice, frequently used in desserts such as custards and bread pudding (in which it's essential), cakes, cookies and beverages. It's also right at home in savoury dishes that incorporate pumpkin or butternut squash, including pies and soups, and it pairs well with cream- and cheese-based recipes such as gratins.

Organic ✓ Vegetarian ✓ Vegan ✓ 

Certified as organic by the UK’s Soil Association (licence no. DA22427).

Packed on premises that handle celery, cereals containing gluten, mustard, peanuts, sesame, soybeans, sulphur dioxide and sulphites, and tree nuts (such as almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, brazil nuts, cashews, pecans, pistachios and macadamias).

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