The bay tree has its origin in Asia Minor from where it spread a long time ago to the Mediterranean area. The Bay tree grows wild up to 15 m high. During blossom the bay tree carries yellow-greenish white flowers with a dark violet beerie.
Culinary Uses of Bay leaves
Bay leaves or laurel have a strong and warm bouquet. Its best know in bouquets garnis, soups or stews.
Bay leaves refine sauces like the Italian B�chamel or tomato sauces for pasta as well as seafood.