Sahya's Nutmeg as well as mace Is used in cooking recipes Mace has delicate flavor and gives saffron color tothe food items. Whole kernels generally preferred over powdered form since they possess more essential oils and thus give rich flavor and freshness to recipes. In general, completely dried kernels are either grated or milled just before being added at the last moment of cooking. Nutmeg and mace are being used in sauces, soups, and in confectionary. Aromatic mace spice is especially used as a colorant and flavoring agent in sweets, pie, cakes, donuts etc. The spice is also being used as one of the common ingredient in curry powder to marinate meat and vegetable dishes in many Asian countries.