CHEAT SHEETS

BAY LEAVES

Alternate/Variety Name

Laurus Nobilis

Level

Intermediate

Requirement

Must Have

Origin/Cuisine

European
Asian
Mediterranean

Similarity

Sharp Bitter Taste

Complimentary Foods

Beets
Biryani
Braises
Court Bouillon
Curries
Fish
Marinades
Meats & Game
Sauces
Stews
Pate
Pickles
Potatoes
Tomatoes 

Category

Herb

Sold

Dried
Fresh
Whole

Appearance

Information not available at this time

Color

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Size

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Flavor

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Scoville SHU

Not Applicable

Substitutions

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Notes

CULINARY

• Never ingest leaves; may cause contact dermatitis. Remove from food before serving.

MEDICINAL

Internal: Leaf infusion for indigestion, poor appetite or flatulence
External: Bath for muscle ache or joint pain; hair rinse for dandruff; or compress for sore joints, sprains or bruises
• Consult physician before using.



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