Cookbook:Allspice

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Allspice

Allspice, also Jamaica pepper, sometimes pimento, is the unripe berry of the Pimienta dioica tree; which is dried, ground, and used as a seasoning. Its name comes from its flavor, which is reminiscent of many spices, including cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg, with a peppery flavor.

It is the primary spice in the Jamaican Jerk Spice blend.



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Last modified on 20 April 2012, at 17:49