Bay Leaf-Braised Chicken with Chickpeas
Bill Penzey recently discovered what makes Turkish bay leaves the best in the world. Most of the year, the bay trees that grow on the mountains of western Turkey benefit from the moist air of the Mediterranean and Aegean seas. During the late summer the air turns drier, a phenomenon that helps to quickly dehydrate the leaves and concentrate their flavor.
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