PIMENTO SEEDS

$4.50 (USD)

PIMENTO SEEDS

The most perhaps, used spice in Jamaica, famous to be the primary ingredient for the well-known Jamaican Jerk. Used to season any meat kind, fish, stews, casseroles, soups.

Net Wt 40 gr.

pimento seeds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hystory of Jerk. When the Spaniards came to the New World (Caribbean) they saw Natives cooking on wood/ sticks called “Barbacoa” later called “Barbeque”. They cured meat in smoked pits seasoned with “pinienta” called “boucan” meaning cured meat . They taught the Europeans who sold it to ships and later go their name :”Buccaneers” meaning Meat curers. This was later taught to the Maroons in Boston who preserved the method and added their own seasonings that created Modern JERK!

 

 

 

 

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