Also known as allspice, pimento berries grow on an evergreen plant native to tropical rainforests. The name allspice refers to the fact that the spice tastes like a blend of clove, cinnamon, nutmeg and black pepper. Essential oils from the pimento berry is added to men fragrance “old spice”. Allspice or pimento should not be confused with mixed spice.
Whole pimento berries can be grated or ground to be used in both sweet or savoury dishes and drinks. Pimento can be added to savory stews, curries and soups for a subtle peppery depth. It can also be added to sweet dishes for some warmth such as gingerbread, granola, apple pie, oatmeal, carrot cake. Pimento is a spice also commonly used in pickling.
Allergens: May Contain Soy, May Contain Cereals Containing Gluten, May Contain Milk, May Contain Sulphites, May Contain Tree Nuts, May Contain Other Tree Nuts, May Contain Peanuts, May Contain Sesame, May Contain Gluten, May Contain Egg
Storage: For long lasting freshness, store in an air-tight container and in a cool, dark place.