Allspice: The Flavor of the Caribbean

It’s a common misconception that allspice is a spice blend consisting of many spices. In reality, allspice is a single spice made from the unripe berries of evergreen trees indigenous to the lush rainforests of Central and South America.

This spice derived its name from the English in the 1600’s, as they found it had a flavor that combined the taste of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves.

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