Which famous Zanzibar spice grows near Nakupenda Beach?
And the correct answer is: Nutmeg
Nutmeg is a highly aromatic spice that is made from the seed of the nutmeg tree, which is native to Indonesia but is also grown in other tropical regions around the world, including Zanzibar. The nutmeg seed is dried and then ground into a fine powder, which is commonly used in both sweet and savory dishes, including baked goods, sauces, soups, stews, and meat dishes.
Zanzibar is also well-known for its production of a variety of other spices, including cinnamon, clove, saffron, lemongrass, and cardamom. These spices are grown on small farms across the island and are an important part of Zanzibar’s economy and cultural heritage. The unique combination of spices grown on the island has also contributed to the development of its distinctive cuisine, which combines African, Arab, and Indian influences.