Bay Leaves Whole

Bay Leaves

Bay Leaves, also called Laurel Leaves, are the leaf of the sweet bay tree, Laurus nobilis, an evergreen of the family Lauraceae, indigenous to countries bordering the Mediterranean. A popular spice used in pickling and marinating and to flavour stews, stuffings, and fish, bay leaves are delicately fragrant but have a bitter taste. Bay leaves whole contain approximately 2 percent essential oil, the principal component of which is cineole. The smooth and lustrous dried bay leaves are usually used whole and then removed from the dish after cooking; they are also used in powdered form. Bay has been cultivated from ancient times for marinating spices and fish seasoning; its leaves constituted the wreaths of laurel that crowned victorious athletes in ancient Greece. During the European Middle Ages bay leaves were used medicinally

Bay Leaves Whole are available in 1.5 oz., .6 oz., and .25 oz. sizes. All A1 herbs, spices and seasonings are freshness sealed in durable and attractive clear plastic bottles. For bulk pricing contact us here. or call 516-801-2132.


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Bay Leaf
Bay Leaves Whole

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