Preheat oven to 350°.
Crack 2 cups of English walnuts into halves or pieces. Place the walnuts in a bowl and add the egg white. Toss with a rubber scraper until coated. Sprinkle with the spices, salt and sugar. Place the nuts on parchment paper or an oiled baking pan.
Bake 10–12 minutes, turning once.
Remove and allow to cool before serving.