Bay Leaves have a mild and sweet taste. Use bay leaves to flavour pilaus, biryanis, meat curries, pasta sauces, casseroles and stews Bay leaves are grown in the Mediterranean region and are mainly used in soups, stews, meat and vegetable dishes. The leaves also flavour classic French dishes such as bouillabaisse and bouillon. Bay leaves are pungent and have a sharp, bitter taste. In ancient times, the leaf was symbol of honour, health and good fortune. Bay leaves can be added for a more pungent flavour in bean, split pea and vegetable soups, meat stews, spaghetti sauce and chilli. Be sure to remove bay leaves before eating a dish that has finished cooking. Available in 20 x 50g pack.