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Ground bay leaves

Laurus nobilis

Ground bay leaves

Laurus nobilis

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Ground bay leaves for soup and much more

Ground bay leaves come from the bay plant or shrub. The leaves are about 5 centimetres long. Bay leaves originate from the eastern Mediterranean, including Turkey and Greece. The bay leaves ground into powder that you can order online at Natural Spices come from Turkey. You usually use ground bay leaves during the preparation of meat, mainly in stews. The big advantage is that you can serve your dish immediately after preparation and don't have to look for loose leaves. 1 gram of ground bay leaf equals 6 bay leaves. You can order it from Natural Spices in a package of 300 grams or 15 kilos.

The taste of ground bay leaf

Ground bay leaves give a characteristic taste to your dishes. You can best describe the spice as aromatic, spicy and slightly bitter. It is often compared to woody scents. It is sufficient to only add a little bit of ground leaves to your dish. However, it must be stewed for a longer period of time so that the aroma can penetrate the dish properly. Ground bay leaves can be stored for a long time, provided you keep them well sealed in a cool and dry place.

In which dishes do you use ground bay leaves?

Ground bay leaves are suitable for a wide variety of dishes and seem to adapt to the character of the other ingredients. Ground bay leaves are usually used to season meat. However, they are also used in vegetable dishes, gravy, marinades and sauces. You can also use them in the preparation of soups to give your soup a delicious aromatic touch. In addition, ground bay leaves suit red cabbage, sauerkraut and other stews very well. And did you know that you can add the herb in sweet dishes such as pudding?

The healthy benefits of ground bay leaf

Bay leaf is often confused with the often planted cherry laurel. However, these are two completely different species. The bay tree or shrub from which the ground bay leaves originate was once seen as a symbol of wisdom and glory. Although this is no longer the case nowadays, several healthy properties are still attributed to bay For example, it is said to be good for the respiratory tract and promote digestion. The leaf could act as a medicine against respiratory infections and flu.

Nutritional values per 100 grams

Energy1549,41 kJ
Energy370 kcal
Fat0 gram
of which saturated fatty acids0 gram
Carbohydrates74 gram
of which sugars0 gram
Protein8 gram
Fibre0 gram
Salt0 gram
  • UsageDepending on application.
  • Ingredientslaurel
  • Country of originTurkey

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