The dried, unopened flower buds, of the evergreen tree, Eugenia caryophyllata Thunb.
• Add 2 cloves for 1 cup mulled wine cider, hot chocolate or tea.
• Use to stud ham, onions, glazed pork or beef, and fruit peels for garnish.
• Add to pot roast, marinades, poached fish or soups.
• Use in pickling and making pomander balls.
Serves: Makes 18 servings.
Prep time: 10 mins