What Is A Bay Leaf

What Is A Bay Leaf

Where Do Bay Leaves Come From

Bay leaves come from several plants, such as: Bay laurel (Laurus nobilis). Fresh or dried bays are used in cooking for their distinctive flavour and fragrance. The leaf should be removed before eating because it could cause irritation if eaten raw; however there’s no need to worry about taste-sensitive individuals since these spices do not generally contribute any unwanted flavors when cooked at low heat levels like stewing techniques require them too!

Why Can T You Eat Bay Leaves

The bay leaf is not actually poisonous, it’s just very flavorful! It physically resembles two other plants whose leaves are also similar to this common kitchen staple – both mountain laurel and cherry laurel look a lot like them. The myth probably started because people were trying to avoid eating something they thought looked bad- but there’s no truth in these claims at all; trust me when I say that if anything could kill you then restaurants across America would’ve been reporting an epidemic by now after my last meal here…
A few years ago some friends took their kids out for pizza (I know what your thinking) so he tried making himself tea instead while waiting on hold with customer service only.

How To Make Bay Leaf Tea

Bay leaves have been used as a flavorful addition to many dishes and drinks throughout the world. Bay leaf tea is made by boiling water with 4-5 fresh or dried bay leaves in it, allowing them time to steep overnight before straining off the liquid for consumption first thing morning when your tastebuds are at their hungriest! You can enjoy 2–3 cups during any given day – this refreshing drink will wake up even those most jaded palates (and who knows what other benefits may come from drinking something so unique!).

Can You Eat A Bay Leaf

Bay leaves are a common herb that many cooks use when making soups and stews or braising meats. They lend an herbal flavor to dishes, but unlike other culinary herbs, it’s usually recommended you remove bay leaves before serving the dish because some people think they’re toxic when eaten (not entirely true).
A few reasons why you might not want to eat them include:

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