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Turkish Bay Leaves

Bay Leaves - Turkish Laurel Leaves from Savory Spice
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0.25oz Bag - $2.75
(Per Ounce Cost: $11.00)
 

0.50oz Bag - $3.60
(Per Ounce Cost: $7.20)


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Herbs

Bay leaves are also known as laurel leaves or bay laurels and come from a tree native to the eastern Mediterranean. The flavor of bay is best brought out by slow cooking, which makes them useful in stocks, soups, roasts, stews and marinades as well as pickling and brining.

Bay leaves were used to make up crowns for poets and victorious athletes in antiquity.

Bay leaves are essential to all gumbos, boiled shrimp and great marinara sauces. Usually 2-3 leaves are plenty (too many can make a dish bitter) in a dish serving 4 to 6 people. Generally, the leaves are removed before serving.

Spice Map - Mediterranean, Eastern
Bay leaves are native to the eastern Mediterranean.

Dietary Information

Salt-Free
Sugar-Free
Gluten-Free
Nut-Free
Vegetarian
Vegan
MSG-Free
Dairy-Free
Garlic-Free
Onion-Free
Sweetener-Free
Black Pepper-Free
Capsicum-Free
Corn-Free


Flavor of Turkish Bay Leaves

Also known as laurels, these leaves from a Mediterranean tree are sweet with nutmeg and camphor notes.

Uses of Turkish Bay Leaves

Best for slow cooking dishes. Add to stocks, soups, roasts, stews, and marinades. Use in pickling and brining mixes. Remove whole leaves before serving.

Turkish Bay Leaves Recipe

For 5-6 T of mix: Crack 2 bay leaves and 2 4" cinnamon sticks into 1/4" pieces and mix with 6 whole cloves, 2 T mustard seeds, 1 T allspice berries, 2 t coriander seeds, and 1 t ground ginger and red pepper flakes


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