Bay leaves are a good source of Vitamins A and C and also contain significant amounts of Iron and Manganese in particular, as well as smaller amounts of Calcium, Potassium and Magnesium

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Bay leaves are one of the foundations of good cooking, used alone or as part of a Bouquet Garni (a bundle of selected mediterranean herbs) to flavour stocks and bouillons, sauces, soups, stews and pickling brines. Dried leaves tend to be milder requiring an extra leaf or two when using

Bay is a large, erect evergreen shrub with aromatic, narrowly ovate, leathery leaves. Flowers are small, pale greenish-yellow, in dense clusters. The fruit are oval and glossy black when ripe. Grows well in a container. Prefers a well-drained soil in sun or partial shade