A bay leaf is a herb derived from a shrub of the family Lauraceae.
No but you can use Bay leaf for curry leaf
No. 'Bay leaf' is an English word. Its Italian meaning is foglia di alloro.
basil leaf in malay
What part of the tree does a bay LEAF come from? I think you answered your own question.
Bay leaf is used for seasoning only. It does not soften after cooking, and is inedible.
Adds flavor to a dish. Just add the bay leaf while cooking to the liquid for stews etc. Remove the leaf once cooking is complete, or while eating.
Bay leaf (plural bay leaves) refers to the aromatic leaf of the bay laurel. Fresh or dried bay leaves are used in cooking for their distinctive flavor and fragrance.Bay leaves can also be scattered in a pantry to repel meal moths, flies and roaches. Hopes this answer helps you out : )