The Nutmeg of Penang Recently JohnsonMalaysia.com headed up north of Kuala Lumpur about 6 hours to Penang island. Penang, Georgetown is a join UNESCO heritage site with Malacca.
JohnsonMalaysia.com would like write a bit on a precious fruit that superpowers of the pass waged serious wars and even massacre 😮 Will anyone in right mind today, will trade half a kg of nutmeg seed spice for a cow 😁 or 3 sheeps ? It’s strange and looks stupid ! in the 14th-century people in Britain willing to trade so for the Rich and Famous. It is belied to give a hallucinogenic feeling, like drugs. It will be a must to entertain in festive seasons.
In Malaysia or Malaya then nutmeg was introduced in Penang by British because it was lucrative Spice. The picture above taken by JohnsonMalaysia.com shows how nutmeg fruit looks like. It’s a tropical fruit tree with female and male trees, normally in an Orchard it is planted with 8 female tree to 1 male for pollination.
History shows in the 1600 Dutch exchange Manhattan Island with British for Moluku (spice island), earlier Manhattan Island was bought from the Indian in America for a price of today’s worth US $1,500.
Nutmeg has so many medicinal value beside being a snack time fruit it is also used in the perfume industry. if you would like to visit Penang contact JohnsonMalaysia.com. The Dutch did massacre in Banda Indonesia to control Nutmeg trade 😞 ….to know more contact JohnsonMalaysia.com0