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Bay leaves (Laurus nobilis from the Lauraceae family) come from the bay laurel tree, native to the Mediterranean. Whole leaves are used to season meats, stews, soups and sauces, and are typically removed before serving. Bay leaves are also a component of bouquet garni.

The bay tree is indigenous to Asia Minor, from where it spread to the Mediterranean and then to other countries with similar climates. According to legend the Delphi oracle chewed bay leaves, or sniffed the smoke of burning leaves to promote her visionary trances. Bay, or laurel, was famed in ancient Greece and Rome. Emperors, heroes and poets wore wreaths of laurel leaves.

Bay leaves are a popular culinary flavouring in classic and contemporary cuisines, which stimulates the appetite. A popular spice used in pickling and marinating and to flavour stews, stuffing's, and fish, bay leaves are delicately fragrant but have a bitter taste. It is an essential ingredient in many classic sauces.

Plantation - fresh Spice Route Bay Leaves

Spice Route Mace comes from our plantations in Sikkim - India. Our Bay Leaves are carefully handpicked and processed using a unique post-harvest technique wherein its essential oils, aroma, flavour and freshness are retained for longer periods.

Spice Route Bay Leaves are available in eco-friendly PET jars and flexible refill pouches with zip-lock technology to ensure that you get all the natural aroma, flavour and freshness every time you buy.

Retail packs - 10g dispenser jars
Bulk quantities - as per your requirements


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