Weight: 475 g
Allspice is the dried,unripened fruit of Pimenta Officianalis Lindle , a small evergreen tree of the myrtle family. The fruit is a pea-sized berry, sun-dried to a reddish-brown color.
Allspice is a versatile , thought somewhat neglected, spice. It enhances the flavor of most other spices and can be used in both sweet and savory dishes. It complements beef, pork, chicken, sausage, fish, cheese, pickles, stewed fruit, and cakes. Add whole marinades, soups, stews, sauces, and to liquid for poaching, steaming, or boiling fish or shellfish. Use ground in cakes, pies, cookies, meatloaf, sauces, dressing, sweet potatoes, and squash.