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organic bay leaves whole
The bay leaves are pungent and have a sharp, bitter taste. As with many spices and flavourings, the fragrance of the bay leaf is more noticeable than its taste. When dried the fragrance is herbal, slightly floral, and somewhat similar to oregano and thyme
Organic bay leaf whole
How to use
The bay leaf is an aromatic leaf commonly used in cooking. It can be used whole or in a dried or ground form. Fresh or dried bay leaves are used in cooking for their distinctive flavour and fragrance. The leaves should be removed from the cooked food before eating The leaves are often used to flavour soups, stews, braises and pâtés in many countries. The fresh leaves are very mild and do not develop their full flavour until several weeks after picking and drying.It is an important ingredient in many French, Moroccan and Turkish dishes.