HIC's Nutmeg Grater for grating the hardened surface of the whole nutmeg seed, quickly and easily Narrow, flattened end allows steady leverage against work surfaces for vigorous grating action; fits into a pinch bowl or mug to collect ingredients Grate nutmeg, cinnamon sticks and block chocolate, ginger, or lemon zest, breadcrumbs, and hard cheese, like Asiago, Parmesan, Pecorino or Romano Perfect for baking recipes and home cooking, making spiced tea, hot chocolate, mulled cider, or egg nog, even savory dishes, like moussaka, and more Made from stainless steel; durable; will not rust; easy to use and clean; compact for storage; wash in warm, soapy water using a soft-bristle brush HIC’s Stainless Steel Nutmeg Grater makes easily work of grating whole nutmeg. The nutmeg seed’s hardened exterior requires a sturdy grater to harvest its warm, exotic aroma and flavor. Ground nutmeg is most aromatic when prepared immediately before use. Grate the amount you need and store the seed, whole, in an airtight container to retain its flavor indefinitely. HIC’s Nutmeg Grater easily rakes and granulates the surface of the nutmeg seed. Place the nutmeg seed against the grater while steading its flattened bottom against a countertop or tabletop for a more vigorous grating action. Quickly grate nutmeg, and other spices and seasonings, for tastier baking recipes and comforting home cooking. Use ground nutmeg for making spiced tea, hot chocolate, mulled cider, or egg nog, even savory dishes, like moussaka. HIC’s Nutmeg Grater performs the tasks of multiple kitchen tools to make food preparation a breeze. It doubles nicely for grating cinnamon sticks and block chocolate, and works well as a ginger grater, or for preparing lemon zest, breadcrumbs, and a cheese grater for hard cheese, like Asiago, Parmesan, Pecorino or Romano. The Grater’s narrow end easily fits into a pinch bowl or mug to collect grated ingredients. The Grater is small enough or grate directly over foods to deliver flavor and finishing touches exactly where needed. HIC’s Nutmeg Grater is made from stainless steel for durability and resistance to rust. It’s compact and hangs for easy storage. Easy to clean, just wash in warm, soapy water. Dislodge food bits with a soft-bristle brush.