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Bay Leaves (hand selected)

Product Code: 10BAYHS

Availability: In stock

Size Price Price/kg Points Qty
100g
£2.69 £2.69
£26.90/kg
13

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10kg
£116.38 £116.38
£11.64/kg
581

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Description

Product: Bay Leaves (Hand Selected)

Latin Name: Laurus nobilis

Plant Family: Lauraceae

Other Names: Bay Laurel, Sweet Bay, Grecian Laurel, Bay Tree, Laurier d’Apollon, Edler LorbeerBaum, Lauro Franco, Bahia.

Description: Bay is an aromatic, evergreen, dioecious (both sexes in one plant) tree or shrub, native to the Mediterranean and can grow to a height of 20 metres. The leaves are rigid, lance shaped, leathery and glossy dark green in colour on the upper leaves, with a paler green underside, finely serrated, with a wavy edge and 26-12cm in length. The male and female flowers are delicate creamy white to greeny white in colour, 1cm in diameter and appear in spring; in good summers they form black berries which are inedible.

Interesting Fact: Did you know that bay leaves have antiseptic properties? The leaves boiled up in hot water make an aromatic and protective rinse for the kitchen floor. Dried bay leaves can be placed in cupboards and containers to deter flour weevils.

Ingredients: Bay Leaves

Allergy Advice: Bay contains a naturally occurring source of salicylates and is best avoided by people eating a salicylate free diet.

SUGGESTED USE

Our hand selected bay leaves are of premium quality and can be used to flavour both sweet and savoury dishes; the best flavour for cooking however is obtained from dried leaves rather than fresh. Add to pates, soups, stews and casseroles, bay works well with meat, fish and poultry. Try adding a few leaves to delicately scent custard for serving with poached peaches or apricots. Dried leaves can used to make winter wreaths and decorations, and make excellent additions to pot pourri.
Tip: Always remove bay leaves from a dish prior to freezing it, bay leaf goes very bitter on freezing and will impart that bitterness to your dish when reheated.

Shelf Life

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

Technical Information

Product Specification

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Allergen Statement

JustIngredients Limited supplies a range of products that are internationally sourced from approved suppliers. Nuts, gluten, celery and mustard are handled on our sites. Handling procedures are in place to reduce the likelihood of allergens being present, but we cannot guarantee our ingredients are totally free of traces in the products supplied. Please see the product specification for more information. If in doubt, please email technical@justingredients.co.uk.

Delivery Information

Please note that bulk and non-bulk items will be delivered separately.

Bulk = items over 1kg in weight

Non Bulk = items 1kg or below in weight

Ordered before 1pm Monday - Friday?

We endeavour to dispatch non-bulk items on the same day as receipt of your order (when placed before 1pm). During evenings or weekends, please allow 1-2 days for your order to be dispatched.

For bulk items, we endeavour to dispatch items within 2 workings days.

Need bulk items urgently? Please contact our sales department before placing your order on sales@justingredients.co.uk

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