Allspice is so named because its unique flavor resembles a blend of cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg. Allspice lends a complex flavor note to both sweet and savory foods. Enhance simple desserts like applesauce, fruit compotes, and oatmeal cookies with the warm, sweet flavor. Add a flavorful pinch to barbecue and tomato sauces, winter squash, and carrots.
Rarely is such a sophisticated and complex blend of flavors found in a single jar of spice. A pantry staple thanks to its ability to transform both sweet and savory dishes, ground allspice is a favorite of professional chefs and home cooks alike.
Allspice is a key ingredient that in savory dishes like Jamaican jerk chicken, Swedish meatballs, and sweet and spicy ribs, giving the meals richness and complexity. A a pinch of allspice to sweet dishes like apple pie, spice cake, and gingerbread cookies for extra warmth and flavor.
Unlike other retailers, Spice Islands does not mix spices together to create an allspice-like blend. Instead, we source whole allspice berries from Guatemala and Honduras and grind them without added sugars or fillers to give customers the most authentic flavor every time.