Leaves of Pimenta dioica are usually sun-dried to preserve freshness. They're frequently ground into a powder and added to season food.A great addition to your recipes to unleash the Jamaican jerk or bbq flavor, the aroma is described as a combination of spices
The Marinade Process
Crush/Grind dried leaves into small bits and rub onto poultry/meat/seafood with other seasonings. Which enables the pimento flavor to absorb into the poultry/meat/seafood. The leaves can also be used on the grill to create a bed of leaves and place the poultry/meat on top.