Also known as pimento, the allspice berry imparts flavours reminiscent of cinnamon, nutmeg & cloves with a hint of pepper. Allspice is a single small berry from the Jamaican bayberry tree. It is the dried unripe fruit which has a brown colour, which is ground to produce an easy to use powder. Its heavy sweetness lends allspice a great deal of versatility. It is key ingredient of Caribbean cuisine. It also contains essential oils with anti-microbial components and health benefits.
The spice people carry these allspice products ; allspice whole berries and allspice ground berries.
Allspice Berries are a super-aromatic berry with a sweetness akin to cinnamon, a spiciness like cloves and nutmeg, and a warm pepperiness to round it all out. These fragrant berry is dried and either used whole or ground, predominantly in Caribbean cuisine and is a primary ingredient in Jamaican Jerk Seasoning.
Allspice has an essential oil known as eugenol, which is responsible for it's many health benefits. It helps to treat digestive problems, reduce pain and also has anti-microbial properties. It can additionally help to improve circulation and has antiseptic and antioxidant properties.
100% dried Ground Allspice Berries
How to use:
Use it as a ground cloves substitute in cakes and pastries
Commonly used in Jamaican Jerk seasoning
Use it in spice cakes, puddings, cookies, gravies, bbq sauce
Used in German sausages
Used in English baking
Sprinkle on pumpkin soup
Bouquet: pungent and aromatic, like a combination of nutmeg, clove, ginger and cinnamon.
Flavour: warm and sweetly pungent with peppery overtones.
Hotness Scale: 4
Its pungent and complex flavour means a little goes a long way so start of small and add as you taste and smell
We believe a great tasting; healthy chai should be natural. There is no need for additives or sugar or anything else. Our spices are freshly cracked and use ayurvedic wisdom to create a brew overflowing with flavour. The mixture of chai herbs and spices gives a great aromatic taste and warm flavour. It tastes great with any milk, and if you prefer it sweeter, simply add a little honey.
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150g pack of The People’s Chai- Makes 15 cups in total.
1kg cafe bulk pack of The People’s Chai-Makes 95 cups in total
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