- a West Indian tree (Pimenta dioica) of the myrtle family
- its berry
- the spice made from this berry: so named because its flavor seems to combine the tastes of several spices
- An evergreen tree (Pimenta dioica) native to the West Indies, Mexico, and Central America, having opposite, simple leaves and white flowers clustered in cymes.
- The dried, nearly ripe berries of this plant, used as a spice. Also called In both senses also called pimento .
- Using your stand mixer, beat together the butter, brown sugar, ground ginger, cinnamon, allspice, and cloves until light and fluffy.
- You can add allspice, cardamom, clove, ginger, mace, peppercorns, or star anise to your mulled wine mix if you have them handy.
- For a slightly different flavor, you can substitute the salt with one teaspoon each of whole cloves, allspice, and cinnamon.
- There's allspice, nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger-not to mention lemongrass, sorrel, and so many more!
- Add a sprig of parsley and, if cloves or allspice are used, whole ones are better.