Allspice is the harvested and dried berry of the Jamaican pepper tree. The spice has the flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, juniper and peppercorn. It is not a combination of many spices, but is pure ground Jamaican be... More » Food Food Facts Herbs & Spices

Allspice is made from the berries of the Pimenta dioica tree, dried and ground while they are unripe. The Pimenta dioica tree can be found in Jamaica, Guatemala and Honduras, according to Spice Advice. More » Food Food Facts Herbs & Spices

Allspice is the name given to the dried ground fruits of the Pimenta dioica plant. A large quantity of allspice is produced in Jamaica. As such, the spice is known in some regions as Jamaica pepper, although Guatemala an... More »

A peppercorn is the dried berry of the pepper plant. The black peppercorn is most common, while white and green peppercorns are produced from the same plant simply by picking them during different stages of ripeness. More » Food Food Facts Herbs & Spices

Allspice does not contain any harmful ingredients, but may cause a moderate interaction with medications that reduce blood clotting. Allspice is a plant and its unripe berries are used to make medicine and in cooking. More » Food Food Facts Herbs & Spices

For sauces or baked goods that require a slightly sweet element, it is possible to substitute ground cloves with other spices like nutmeg, cinnamon and allspice. Replacing ground cloves with one of these spices is done i... More »

If the absence of apple pie spice for a recipe, blend 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg and 1/8 teaspoon of allspice. Add a pinch each of clove, ginger and cardamom to taste. More »