Fresh Sweet Bay Laurel Leaves
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Leaves of flavor.
Grown on a small farm in Northern California, these intensely aromatic fresh bay laurel leaves will transform a simple pot of simmering beans or a roast chicken. You could also use them to skewer meat or to make an aromatic bed for potato or onion gratins. These bay leaves stand out because they’re as fresh as you can get: Branches are cut to order, gathered into a bunch and wrapped with twine, and shipped within 24 hours or less of cutting. That doesn’t mean you need to use all the leaves immediately, though: You can hang or place them in a basket to gradually air dry.
Photography by Mark Weinberg
Details & Materials -
Fresh sweet bay leaves
10-12 branches, each 6-8” long
Care & Notes -
Hang or place in a basket to gradually air dry. When a recipe calls for 1 bay leaf, double the amount if using a fresh bay leaf.
Meet the Maker
La Vie Rustic creates products for backyard and urban gardeners, animal husbandmen and women, home cooks, and anyone, anywhere, who wishes to mindfully produce, cook, and care for their own food. Most of the products are created by a small team on a small farm in Northern California using techniques owner Georgeanne Brennan learned while living in Provence.View Full Profile
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