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Bay Leaf (Laurel) - DISCONTINUED

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Bay Leaf (Laurel) - DISCONTINUED

Bay (Laurus nobilis), also known as Bay Laurel, Sweet Laurel or Sweet Bay is the dried leaves from a small evergreen tree that grows in the countries surrounding the Mediterranean. The Emperors of Rome were crowned with wreaths of bay leaves- a symbol of victory. Scholars and doctors were given the berries (Baca Lauri) and were called baccalaureates.

Silver Cloud only sells Turkish bay, since we believe it is the most fragrant and flavorful. Bay is widely used in soups, stews, pickles, seafood, meat, game, and vegetables. The flavor intensifies as the cooking time is lengthened. Bay Laurel is distilled to produce Oil Bay Laurel, which is used in men's fragrances and in seasonings for processed meats.

111-90Bay Leaf - 0.15 oz. jar$2.91
111-516Bay Leaf, Ground - 1.70 oz. jar$3.33
111-515Bay Leaf - 0.56 oz. jar$4.50
111-517Bay Leaf, Ground - 5.70 oz. jar$5.12
111-1243Bay Leaf, Ground - 1.00 lb. pouch$5.15
111-1239Bay Leaf - 1.00 lb. pouch$9.45
111-1244Bay Leaf, Ground - 2.50 lb. pouch$12.01
111-1245Bay Leaf, Ground - 5.00 lb. pouch$21.85
111-1240Bay Leaf - 2.50 lb. pouch$22.58
111-1246Bay Leaf, Ground - 10.00 lb. pouch$40.00
111-1241Bay Leaf - 5.00 lb. pouch$42.66
111-1247Bay Leaf, Ground - 25.00 lb. pouch$79.45
111-1127Bay Leaf - 10.00 lb. pouch$79.69
111-1242Bay Leaf - 25.00 lb. pouch$166.52
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Labra

Labra is a delicious vegetable dish served in Bengal when family and guests gather.

Ingredients:

  • 1 whole Bay Leaf (Laurel)
  • 1/2 tsp. Panch Phoran
  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. minced fresh ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. Turmeric
  • 2 tsp. ground Cumin Seed
  • 3 tsp. salt (can also use black salt)
  • 1/2 cup cubed potatoes
  • 1 cup peeled and cubed sweet potatoes
  • 2 cups cauliflower florets
  • 1 cup sliced green beans
  • 2 cups cubed eggplant
  • 1 tsp. Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/4 cup cooked or frozen green peas
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp. Garam Masala

Directions:

Heat half the oil and add sugar. Fry for a few seconds. Lower heat and add bay leaf and panch phoran. Saute for a few seconds until seeds begin to pop then add ginger, turmeric, cumin and salt. Add tomatoes, potatoes and sweeet potatoes. Brown vegetable slightly and add water. Cover and simmer for 15 mintues.

Add cauliflower, beans and cayene pepper or as a substitute, chopped fresh green chilies. Simmer till done (vegetables should be soft and a bit mushy). Add peas, mix well and simmer. Remove from heat and sprikle with Garam masala and serve.

Serves: 4

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Chicken Cocotte (Poulet En Cocotte)

Popular Haitian chicken dish.

The French word Cocotte has two meanings - a small fireproof dish in which individual portions of food are cooked and served or a prostitute or promiscuous woman.

Ingredients:

  • 1 roasting chicken (4 lb) washed and dried
  • 12 small new potatoes, peeled
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. Tarragon (Estragon)
  • water
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 3/4 cup tomato juice
  • 5 Tbsp. butter divided
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped parsley
  • 1/4 tsp. Thyme
  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 Bay Leaf (Laurel)
  • 8 ozs. mushrooms
  • 12 small white onions, blanched and peeled
  • 1 cup artichoke hearts

Directions:

Preheated oven to 325 F. Rub inside of chicken with salt, tarragon and pepper. In a range top casserole large enough to hold chicken comfortably, brown chicken in 3 Tbsp. butter and the oil, turning carefully to avoid breaking skin. Meanwhile in covered medium saucepan, boil onions in water to cover for 5 minutes. Drain; set aside. In same saucepan boil potatoes in water to cover 2 minutes, drain.

Remove Chicken and add onions and potatoes to the casserole; sauté, stirring gently to scrape up brown bits from bottom, until vegetables are lightly browned. Return chicken to casserole. Combine tomato juice, bay leaf, parsley and thyme; pour over chicken and cover tightly. Bake in oven for 45 minutes. Meanwhile in small skillet sauté mushrooms in remaining 2 Tbsp. butter until lightly browned; add, with artichoke hearts, to chicken mixture. Cover tightly; bake 45 minutes longer or until chicken is tender.

Serves: 4

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Why buy spices online when they are so readily available at your local store? The answer is quality and price. The spices sold at your local store are often a year or two old. As spices age, they loose much of their flavor. Silver Cloud's spices are always fresh, never old. Our products are also an excellent value. When you need spices, click on Silver Cloud Estates for the freshest products at great prices.

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Whole Vanilla Beans

Silver Cloud offers the finest cured Vanilla Beans, which can be purchased in glass tubes containing three beans or 8 ounce and 17 ounce vacuum sealed pouches.  There are approximately 40 beans in an 8 ounce pouch.  Since our beans are sold by weight, depending on the size of the beans, the number in a pouch will vary.

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This month we have added Cantaloupe, Natural Flavor Blend, Maple Bacon, Natural Flavor Blend, Imitation Sweet Potato Pie Extract, Imitation Vanilla Cream Cookie Filling Extract and Imitation Vanilla Custard Extract. All of these extracts and flavors can be used for baking, beverages (including beer, wine and spirits) and ice cream. Coming Soon - Macadamia Nut, Raisin, Strawberry-Kiwi, Marshmallow, Red Bull, Acai and Prickly Pear flavors. We wish all of our friends and customers a happy and prosperous 2014.

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