Allspice (Pimento)

$ 6.17

Allspice is sometimes mistaken for a blend of spices but it is named because of its rich, sweet scent and flavour reminiscent of spices like cinnamon, cloves and ginger. Popular in the Caribbean where the best crop is grown, allspice is also an important component in sweet mixes such as mixed spice as well as savoury mixes such as baharat from the Middle East. The ground spice needs to be used relatively quickly as the flavour reduces over time.

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Allspice is sometimes mistaken for a blend of spices but it is named because of its rich, sweet scent and flavour reminiscent of spices like cinnamon, cloves and ginger. Popular in the Caribbean where the best crop is grown, allspice is also an important component in sweet mixes such as mixed spice as well as savoury mixes such as baharat from the Middle East. The ground spice needs to be used relatively quickly as the flavour reduces over time.

USES: Add whole berries to pickles or marinades, particularly for seafood. Allspice is a good flavouring for meats – add a little of the ground spice to seasoning for grilled meats to bring a really delicious depth and spiciness.

ORIGIN: Jamaica

1 tbsp refill = approx 8 grams
4 tbsp refill = approx 24 grams (fits standard supermarket spice jar)
8 tbsp refill = approx 55 grams (fits Spicery stackable tins)

Packaging format:

All our spicestore ingredients are now sold as refills and come in compostable bags (made from wood pulp), so just decant the contents into your existing spice jars or Spicery stackable tins and dispose of the bag in your compost and food waste bin!

You can find our stackable tins here

You can read all about our efforts to reduce plastic waste in our packaging blog here