Also called “Jamaica pepper” or “myrtle pepper” it is a very aromatic fruit used as a spice. Allspice has aperitive, digestive, carminative and antirheumatic properties.
Origin: Caribbean and Mexico.
Flavor/Aroma: Close to Clove it can actually be used to replace it.
Use: It tastes great with meats, in marinades, sauces or desserts like apple compote, pies, fruit cakes…