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Bay Leaves 35g

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Bay Leaves 35g

General Description
Bay Leaves come from the sweet bay or laurel tree, known botanically as Laurus nobilis. The elliptical leaves of both trees are green, glossy, and grow up to 3 inches long. 
Geographical Sources
Bay Leaves are grown in the Mediterranean region. 
Traditional Ethnic Uses
Bay Leaves, a staple in American kitchens, are used in soups, stews, meat and vegetable dishes. The leaves also flavor classic French dishes such as bouillabaise and bouillon. 
Taste and Aroma
Bay Leaves are pungent and have a sharp, bitter taste. 
History/Region of Origin
Ancient Greeks and Romans crowned victors with wreaths of laurel. The term baccalaureate," means laurel berry, and refers to the ancient practice of honoring scholars and poets with garlands from the bay laurel tree. Romans felt the leaves protected them against thunder and the plague. Later, Italians and the English thought Bay Leaves brought good luck and warded off evil. 

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Ingredients :Bay leaves

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SKU SH75

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