Allspice is a spice made from the dried berries of a plant known as Pimenta dioica, which is a member of the myrtle family and is known to be one of the most important ingredients in Caribbean cuisine. It comes in both a powdered and whole form. The flavour of allspice brings to mind cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and pepper. Allspice can be added to sweet or savory food, or even brewed as a tea.
Allspice is used in Caribbean, Middle Eastern, and Latin American cuisines, among others. Allspice ground can be found in desserts, such as pumpkin cake or pie, spice cakes, and gingerbread. In European countries such as Germany, it is used in large amounts by commercial sausage makers as well as a main flavour used in barbeque sauces.
No matter how you choose to enjoy it, allspice has several health benefits. Many of the compounds in allspice are being studied as potential treatments for inflammation, nausea, pain relief and even cancer.
Produce Of Mexico
(Typical analysis per 100g)
Energy 1260 kJ
Protein 5.1 g
Fat Total 8.7 g
- Saturated 2.5 g
Carbohydrates 50.5 g
- Sugars 0.0 g
Sodium 77.0 mg
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Up to 12 months if stored correctly. See label for Best Before date