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Cooks Ingredients Fresh Bay Leaves Waitrose 10g

4.3 out of 5 (7)

6 out of 7 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

life 5 days guaranteed (avg. 6.5)*

Suitable for vegetarians


Price per 10g: 92p


Product Description

The beautiful Bay Leaf savoury or sweet, comforting in custards, subtle in stews infuse your oils and pep up your pies the essential bouquet garni or 'baccalaureate' garlands of bay to honour the scholar.

Their slightly bittersweet, aromatic flavour makes these an essential ingredient of a good bouquet garni. Add to casserols, stews and sauces towards the end of cooking. Bay leaves are also used to add a little spice to milky puddings and custards.
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Rosemary. Also used in bouquet garni, rosemary has a distinct aromatic flavour. Excellent in casseroles, stews, with red meats, especially lamb, and potatoes
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Product Information





Refrigerate after purchase.

Preparation and Usage

Their slightly bittersweet, aromatic flavour makes these an essential ingredient of a good bouquet garni. Add to casseroles, stews and sauces towards the end of cooking. Bay leaves are also used to add a little spice to milky puddings and custards

Wash before use.

Country of Origin

Country of origin may vary depending upon seasonality


Waitrose Limited,
RG12 8YA ,

Package Type


Recycling Information

Film recyclable.

Other Information

Refrigerate after purchase.

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Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5

7 customers reviewed this product Average rating 4.3

6 out of 7 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

Rating: 5 star out of 5


These bay leaves really make you wonder why we ever used the dry ones. My Mum used the dry ones when I was growing up, because you couldn't get fresh ones back then. But nowadays we have no excuse! These give your dish a lovely flavour. I'd advise giving the leaf a light scrunch before use. Store in fridge and they'll last ages.

Rating: 5 star out of 5


These really are excellent. I make them last by popping in the freezer, as most recipes only require 1 or 2 at the most.

Rating: 5 star out of 5


Nice and Fresh, keep them in the fridge to last longer.

Rating: 4 star out of 5

1 of 1 found this review helpful.

keep in fridge

these keep well for over a month if kept in a small airtight box in the fridge..

Rating: 2 star out of 5

2 of 6 found this review helpful.

BE WARNED Not dried

These are nice, FRESH bay leaves, not dried leaves. They have a shelf life of about 10 days. I have no idea how I would use this quantity of bay leaves in that time. Normally they would last me over a year!


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