Bethany Kehdy

A Champion of Middle Eastern Food & Recipes


Allspice is not a mixture of spices but an actual spice from the dried unripe berries of the Pimenta dioica plant which is native to Central America, Mexico and extremely popular in Jamaican cuisine. Allspice is also indispensable in Middle Eastern cuisine. It is used to flavor a variety of the stews and dishes frequently being the sole spice called for. Advieh, is a Persian spice blend of 5 or more spices. The exact ingredients in a blend of...