Origin: Central America
Taste and Aroma: Strong, sweet and fragrant. A mix between cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg.
Uses: Caribbean jerk dishes, desserts, cakes, pudding and certain curry powders.
Substitutes:Allspice Berries, Mace Ground, Cloves or Cinnamon
Fun Fact: 18th century Russian soldiers often used Allspice as a deoderant, rubbing it all over their bodies.