Organic Bay Leaves 6g
Country of Origin: Egypt/Turkey
Ready to take your broths to the next level? Well-placed organic bay leaves are the not-so-secret ingredient used to create a solid palate base in French, European and Indian concoctions. Packed with a slightly bitter and peppery flavour that refuses to soften (literally), organic bay leaves work by releasing their aroma into your meal. Just don’t forget to take them out before you dish out the grub! For added punch, throw your organic bay leaves into hot oil (or the steamer/smoker) at the very beginning of your kitchen experiments. Prefer to feed your sweet tooth? Add organic bay leaves to French classics (like a delicious bay leaf creme brulee) and other delectable bay leaf recipes for a unique dessert twist that keeps your guests guessing.
How to use organic bay leaves?
Organic bay leaves can be cooked, consumed, and applied topically. Make sure to remove bay leaves after the cooking is done, though - they don’t soften during the cooking process, so they’ll be an unpleasant addition to your meal. Like most spices, the potential uses for bay leaves are dependent on the form it comes in.
Organic bay leaves can be used in almost any heavy dish as a solid flavour starting point. Rabbit stew? Bay leaf. Lobster bisque? Bay leaf. Chocolate s’mores? Bay… wait… maybe not that one. Throw a couple on your roasted veggies, though, and even your most anti-anything-that-isn’t-marmite child will scoop up a sprout or two. Need inspiration? There are plenty of bay leaf recipes available for every chef’s taste.
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Storage / Packaging
spices will eventually lose their flavour over time, our packaging works to stretch every tasty second of shelf life for organic bay leaves. Made out of biodegradable, compostable bags designed to lock in every morsel of flavour, you can rest easy knowing that your ingredients will always taste right. Plus, you can feel great about doing something good for the environment! That certainly deserves a second helping of bay leaf creme brulee…
Organic Bay Leaves Health Benefits
Organic bay leaves have magical properties! ...or, so it was believed in the Middle Ages. Modern technology can’t disprove the magic claims (*adjusts wizard hat and continues chanting in gibberish*) but it can prove the medicinal properties of organic bay leaves. The leaves have been found to contain astringent, digestive, and other -ative and -etic properties. They also promote general health. Check out some of the health benefits of bay leaves:
Organic bay leaves are a rich source of vitamin A & C, iron, potassium, calcium and magnesium.
The leaves may help to treat pervasive headaches and migraines.
New research suggests that organic bay leaves may help to vanquish cancer cells.
Other potential benefits of organic bay leaves may include treating kidney stones and has been known to provide topical pain relief for muscle and joint pains.
The buck doesn’t stop there! Organic bay leaves are still being investigated for its effectiveness in many other areas of medicine. Many exciting new findings have indicated that bay leaves’ medicinal properties are extensive.
While the health benefits of bay leaves have been clearly established, it should be noted that the herb isn’t a replacement for modern medicine. Please make sure to seek professional medical advice from a qualified doctor or other healthcare professionals when looking to treat specific medical ailments.
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