Derived from the dried, unripe berries of the pimento tree, allspice delivers the flavours of many different spices including cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon and pepper. Before being crushed down, allspice seeds resemble dark brown peppercorns. The warm and earthy aroma of ground allspice makes it a key ingredient in many sweet and savoury dishes including gingerbread, soup and stew.
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Mix with orange juice, brown sugar and chili, then brush onto gammon.
Store in a cool, dry place out of direct sunlight.