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bay leaf:

see laurellaurel,
common name for the Lauraceae, a family of forest trees and shrubs found mainly in tropical SE Asia but also abundant in tropical America. Most have aromatic bark and foliage and are evergreen; deciduous species are usually those that extend into temperate zones.
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bay leaf

[′bā ‚lēf]
(food engineering)
A herb; the dried leaf of the bay tree (Laurus nobilis).
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bay leaf

A stylized laurel leaf used in the form of a garland to decorate torus moldings.
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Discard bay leaf and slowly add hot broth to meat mixture.
For 6-8 servings you will need 6-8 wild garlic cloves, peeled and crushed; 1 large white onion, peeled and diced; 2 carrots, diced; 2 celery sticks, diced; 50g butter; 2 tsp olive oil; 1 sprig of fresh rosemary; 150g smoked bacon or pancetta, diced; 1 tbsp tomato pure; 500g prepared blanched chestnuts, roughly chopped; 1 bay leaf and chicken stock or water, to cover.
Add the stock, chicken and bay leaf and bring to the boil.
Now you can savour Indian culinary dishes without worrying about your waistline u or so the newly-opened Bay Leaf restaurant at the city's Baron Hotel would have us believe.
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sliced carrots, 1 large bay leaf (or 2 small), 2 tbsp.
Another vegetarian one-pot dish from Indonesia combines seasonal vegetables, such as cabbage, spinach, onions, corn, potatoes, and squash, with vegetable broth and is flavored with tamarind, cinnamon, bay leaf, garlic, and ginger.
Add a bay leaf to each skewer and refrigerate until ready to cook.