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Oct 28, 2009 06:37 AM

Where can I get fresh Curry leaves and Bay leaves?

Does anyone know where I can buy fresh curry leaves and bay leaves. I saw that there was a post on buying a curry leave plants, but where I live, there is no way that it would grow in my garden...i.e. cold and salty wind (I live near the coast)
I've seen the dried stuff in Tescos and Asda but I think for better flavor, I'd quite like to get the fresh stuff.

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  1. Curry leaves seem to be reasonably available in local decent asian shops near me.

    But, for bay, I just open the back door and pluck.

    1. I buy curry leaves online from the spice shop ( They freeze well, and you can use them straight from the freezer.

      I get fresh bay leaves from Waitrose.

      2 Replies
      1. re: spli

        Unfortunately I've never seen Waitrose in Scotland. Might try Sainsburys though.

        1. re: Soyabean

          My local Tesco Extra has fresh curry leaves.

      2. Asda has curry leaves - well, it does in Bristol.