The West-Indian bay leaf has a rich and pungent fragrance. Distinct from the Mediterranean bay leaf.
From a different botanical species from the conventional Mediterranean variety, West-Indian Bay Leaf is unlike any you’ve tasted. The West-Indian bay leaves contain hints of allspice, menthol and cinnamon, all of which combine to create a unique and exotic balance of flavor. One of the trademarks of Caribbean cooking, from Martinique to Trinidad. West-Indian bay leaf is called upon in a host of dishes from meat stews and vegetables to simple white rice. A staple of any Caribbean herb garden. Often mixed with other herbs and seasonings.