Allspice-Jamaica Pepper

Quick Notes:

What is Allspice-Jamaica Pepper?

Allspice-Jamaica pepper is also known as Myrtle pepper. Allspice-Jamaica Pepper is a berry whose name describes it flavor -- a combination of cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg -- hence, “allspice.”

Pictures of Allspice-Jamaica Pepper

Allspice - whole Berries
Allspice - ground Berries

Origin of Allspice-Jamaica Pepper:

Indigenous to the Americas/Caribbean

Which Cuisines Use Allspice-Jamaica Pepper?

All cuisines

Allspice-Jamaica Pepper Flavors Well These Foods:

Allspice-Jamaica Pepper is good for beans, breads, cabbage, cakes, carrots, chicken, chocolate, fruits, lamb, lentils, parsnips, peas, pickling blend, pies, pork, pumpkin, spinach, squash, tomatoes, turkey, turnips

How Long Can Allspice-Jamaica Pepper be Kept?

Keep smaller quantities of the berries and grind in peppermill or with a mortar and pestle as needed. Replace allspice berries once every 2-3 years; replace ground allspice every 1-2 years.

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