Whole Turkish Bay Leaves from Spices Etc. are a wonderful spice used primarily to flavor soups and stews, especially fish stews and gumbo. The bay tree, native to the Mediterranean, is a small, shrub like evergreen with aromatic leaves. Dried bay is available whole to flavor soups and stews) or ground for stocks and marinades). The flavor of the bay leaf is subtle, but helps blend other herb/spice flavors.
Usage: Perfect for flavoring stews, chili and spaghetti sauces.
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By: Karola - Springtown, TX Feb 13, 2012
The Bay leaves had a wonderful fresh aroma. A lot different than the grocery store kind. Will buy again
Turkish Bay Leaves
By: Vivian Kerr - Pensacola, FL Sep 18, 2012
Excellent flavor to my recipes.
Whole Bay Leaves
By: Cynthia - West Newton, PA Feb 15, 2013
Very fresh. Great aroma. No bits and pieces - all whole! Wonderful!
Good Quality Bay Leaves
By: Lydia W. - Brownsville, TX Aug 31, 2013
These bay leaves are fresh and flavorful. I can highly recommend them.
Tasteful and flavorful!
By: Cheryl MAlone - Blairsille, GA Oct 14, 2013
The bay leaves are very fresh, well dried and packaged; Full of flavor at a very good price!
By: Dick Tineo - Tucson, AZ Jan 22, 2014
Fast delivery of a great product
By: Bernie Czarnecki - Sanborn, NY Jan 28, 2014
They are fresh and I use them for soups and sauces. Great product
By: Judy - DeMotte, IN Feb 1, 2014
These are a good buy if you do alot of soups, Italian dishes, stews, and Mediterranean cooking. They store well in the freezer, and the size and quality make the bulk item a good value.
Love the spice
By: Debbie Travis - Baytown, TX Sep 29, 2014
The spice was perfect. Whole leaves. I ordered the qt size. I like to have a lot on hand and the qt wasn't as big as I thought, I'll order the gal next time.
By: david postada - santa barbara, CA Oct 1, 2014
These bay leaves are very aromatic and most are whole and intact.
By: LISA MCDONALD - TEMPLE, TX Mar 18, 2015
THE BAYLEAVES GAVE MY CORNBEEF AND CABBAGE GREAT A GREAT TASTE FOR ST PATRICK;S DAY
Large Bay Leaves
By: Joanne - Stafford, VA Apr 25, 2015
These Turkish Bay Leaves have much more flavor than their California counterpart. They are large so you don't usually have to use more than one in soups, stews and sauces.
By: Bill Hunt - Stow, OH Jun 13, 2015
It was great to receive the bonus item thank you. I will be using them in powder form for various dishes.
Thank you for the surprise.
The packaging was the best and delivery was quick
By: susan whatford - ROCHESTER, NY Apr 12, 2016
So... I have this wonderful spice drawer that fits all of my Spice etc. jars perfectly. They all line up and the labels are easy to see. Then...somebody at your company decided to change the size and shape of the small bottles. So now I have to save the small bottles and pour the contents from the new bottles into them. That being said...We do love the spices and herbs we order from your company.
Thank you, Susan Whatfrod
By: Michael Chambers - Voorhees , NJ May 30, 2016
Products are very good