Pimento (also called clove pepper, jamaica pepper or spice grain) is a piquant spice with a taste reminiscent of clove.
It is extremely versatile.
It gives dishes a wonderfully sharp, ethereally spicy note and thus creates a special, exotic taste. >
Origin: Mexico, Controlled Quality.
The well-known gingerbreads, which are seasoned with pimento, are named after him.
Pimento is often used to season stewed vegetables, soups, dark sauces or to pickle vegetables.
It is known for marinades with fish, grilled meat and is often used for game dishes, lamb and sauerbraten.
An indispensable spice for gingerbread and gingerbread when baking.
But also some compote or even a red cabbage can be refined with pimento. >
Please note that allspice is a very dominant spice.
Combines well with: Garlic, coriander, nutmeg, clove, pepper, thyme, cinnamon, lemon
The spice is obtained from the dried, unripe fruits of the tree of the same name, which resemble peppercorns in their appearance.
Allspice can be used whole or ground.
Already the Aztecs seasoned their chocolate with ground pimento.
Columbus brought the "Jamaica pepper" to Europe, where it established itself as a competitor to pepper only in the 17th century.
Recipe for Chickenwings "Jamaica-Style":
18 chicken wings
1 tsp salt
1 bunch shallots
2 TL ground pimento
1 tablespoon chopped onion
1 teaspoon Piri Piri Sauce
1/2 tsp thyme
1 pinch nutmeg
1 tsp Tellicherry pepper
1 tsp ground cinnamon blossoms
2 teaspoons dried garlic
1 cup olive oil
Mix all spices with the oil and mix with a blender to a creamy consistency.
Place the chicken wings in a flat dish, sprinkle with the marinade, cover and leave to stand overnight in the refrigerator.
Place the chicken wings on the oiled grid.
Place a tin covered with aluminium foil (for fat and sauce) on the bottom of the oven.
Bake for approx. 30 minutes at 250°C.
Tip: Instead of chicken wings you can also use chicken lower legs.
A big hit at every party!