Monday, March 6, 2017

Indonesian Bay Leaf

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Other Name :
Salam, Indonesian Laurel.

Binomial Name:
Syzygium polyanthum.

Form :
Leaves of the Salam tree.

Storage :
Keep the clean fresh bay leaves in freezer up to 10 days.
The dried bay leaves is able to keep up to one year in an airtight, cool dry storage.

How to Use :
- Simply added the leaves in cooking for flavor, and remove before serving.
- 1 whole bay leaf equal to 1/4 teaspoon crushed dried bay leaf.

Substitute :
- Curry Leaf
- Laurel Bay for milder taste
- 1/4 teaspoon of fresh Thyme for one leaf.

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