Bay Leave

By- Madison Reid

Orgin- Anceint Greek, Rome

We use the Bay Leafs for leaves

Common Culinary uses- They are used in soups,stews, meat, seafood, and sauces for flavor. Many French dishes use Bay Leaves

They are savory.

Health Benefits- They can help cure coughs, colds if you soak the leafs in water

They can also cure aches & pains, fevers and also help prevent cancer.

Fresh or Dried? dried taste better and many people prefer dried

Interesting Facts- Good source of Vitamin A

Bay Leafs are used in Italy to wrap licorice for shipping

In Ancient Greece they are used as wreaths to crown their victors

Recipes that use Bay Leaves- Barley Soup with rice, Salads

Salad with Bay Leaves on the side