Nutmeg is usually used in powdered form, it has a unique kind of earthy and nutty at the same time flavour that tastes like a milder form of cinnamon.
In Middle Eastern cooking uses ground nutmeg and is often used as a spice for savoury dishes.
Here are some example recipes using Nutmeg:
Moroccan lamb rice
Spicy lamb served with chickpeas, capsicum, zucchini and almonds
Red lentil soup
Red Lentil in olive oil and nutmeg
Turkish style eggplant stuffed with tomato, parsley and onions