You can use Allspice Ground in ketchup, barbecue sauces and baking. Also know as Jamaica Pepper or Pimento Berries. Allspice’s taste can best be described as a combination of cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg. This complex, sweet spice has a myriad of uses from barbecue sauces to pickling and all things in between.
You can use Whole allspice berries in fruit and vegetable pickles and fish stocks. The ground berry is a key ingredient in Caribbean Jerk dishes, gravies, barbecue sauces and baking. Use Ground Allspice to season carrots, sweet potatoes and squash. You can use it as a key ingredient baked goods such as pumpkin and apple pies, rice pudding, gingerbread and spice cakes.
Allspice is one of the only commonly used spices that is still grown almost entirely on the Caribbean islands. Allspice is a member of the myrtle family, grown primarily in Jamaica. The dried allspice berry is a reddish brown and about the size of a pea. It also contains trace amounts of Eugenol, the essential oil that gives cloves their spicy flavor. Because of Eugenol’s anti microbial and warming properties Russian soldiers used it during the Napoleonic War to fight both odors and cold. The practice of using Allspice was carried into the men’s cosmetic industry and is the reason that allspice is often found in men’s colognes.
Allspice Ground is available in 50 lb bulk bag, 25 lb bulk bag, 15 lb bag, 10 lb bag, 5 lb. Jug, 14 oz., 7 oz., and 3 oz. sizes.
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