Our ground allspice has your name on it. It also has your apple pie’s name on it. And your chicken wings. Also, it plans to claim the name of your spice cake. You know what? It’s just taking names.
Allspice has a place in preserved goods and plays an important role in spice blends and rubs like jerk seasoning and garam masala. In addition, it plays a central role in many North American pastries such as gingerbread cookies and pumpkin pie.
Whole allspice berries can be ground up and toasted for a fresher, more intense allspice flavor than pre-ground allspice. Whole berries are also essential for proper pickling.