About Laurel, Whole
Laurel Leaves (Laurus nobilis) are the leaves from the Bay Evergreen Tree that is commonly found in the Mediterranean region, though originally the tree was from Asia. Laurel Leaves were used across the ancient world. In Greece and Rome Laurel Leaves were used to make crowns of Laurel for athletes and poets.
It's very interesting to note too that there are approximately 2,000 bay leaves in one pound!
Laurel Leaves are often used in Bouquet Garni (a bundle of herbs tied together and removed before serving). Laurel Leaves are wonderful in soups, pasta sauce, baked with potatoes or cooked with fish. Remove before serving.
Ready to use, just add directly to recipe. Remove before serving.