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Highest quality whole bay leaves. Great with stews, roasts, gravies, soups and sauces etc.
Originally from the Mediterranean, bay leaves belong to the Laurel or Lauracease family. In the Middle Ages, these aromatic leaves, rich in lauric acid, were used as insecticides to keep moths at bay. The spice grows widely in the European scrub wood lands and is cultivated in America, Europe, and Arabian countries. Health Benefits Used as flavoring in soups, sausages, fish, meat and stew, bay leaves possess aromatic, flavorful and stimulant properties. The fresh spice the spice, the more potent it is. The oil derived from the herb is well known for its anti-fungal, anti-microbial, anti-ulcerogenic, and hypoglycaemic properties. With its woodsy flavor and slight bitterness, bay leaf helps in balancing the flavors in a recipe. The herb dominates Mediterranean cuisine and has carved a niche for itself in the recipes all over the world. Certified Kosher OU Packaged in the USA non-irradiated non-GMO and No MSG

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