SP13 - Bay Leaves (per g)
Bay leaves come from the bay laurel plant, an evergreen shrub that grows slowly in warm climates. The plants are grown for ornamental use and dried and used in cooking.?They have a floral and herbal scent reminiscent of oregano and thyme and are used more often than any other herb.
Using bay leaves is incredibly easy. Just toss a few leaves into your next slow-cooked soup, stew, or pasta sauce. As the dish cooks, the leaves??herby flavor will be slowly released.?
Cooking with bay leaves adds flavor without adding extra sodium, fat, or calories. If ground bay leaf is used, small amounts of vitamins A, C, and B6, as well as iron, calcium, and manganese may be consumed.