Friday, 13 December 2013

What is Bay Leaf?

What is Bay Leaf?

The bay leaf is oval, pointed and smooth, 2.5 – 8 cm (1 to 3 in) long. When fresh, the leaves are shiny and dark green on top with lighter undersides. When dried the bay leaf is a matte olive green.
Bouquet: Warm and quite pungent when broken and the aromatic oils are released.
Flavour: Slightly bitter and strongly aromatic.
Hotness Scale: 2
- See more at: http://theepicentre.com/spice/bay-leaf/#sthash.BRC94mCs.dpuf

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