English version

bay leaf

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food, Plants
bay leafˈbay leaf noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DFHBPa sweet-smelling leaf from the bay tree, used in cooking
Examples from the Corpus
bay leaf• Open pan, remove clove & bay leaf.• In a large, heavy-bottomed saucepan, combine water, salt, butter, and bay leaf.• Heat the butter and add the onion, garlic and oregano and bay leaf.• Add lentils, thyme, and bay leaf.• Remove bay leaf and serve over rice.• I forgot to say take out the bay leaf before it sets.• Add the lentils, broth, tomatoes and their juice, water, bay leaf, black pepper and salt.
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