Allspice Berries, Jamaican

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Ingredients: allspice berries (Jamaica)

Allspice is a warm aromatic spice, made from the dried berries of the Pimenta dioica tree. It is said to taste like a combination of clove, cinnamon, and nutmeg and is commonly found in recipes for apple pie, jerk chicken, and Swedish meatballs.

For best results, toast whole allspice berries in a dry pan to bring out the flavor from the volatile oils. You can grind the berries before using for a stronger flavor then pre-ground allspice, or use them whole in mulled wine, apple cider, or your next pickle brine. 

Five whole allspice berries equal approximately one teaspoon of ground allspice.