The nut that is not a nut. Botanically speaking, it is not a nut, but the stone of peach-like fruits. The fine spiciness of nutmeg is known for a slightly bitter, but sweet and resinous note. Muscat has become an indispensable part of oriental as well as European cuisine. It goes well with potato and vegetable dishes, minced meat and chicken ragout. But it must also not be missing in biscuits, cakes and compotes.