Bai gra-waan is a Thai term meaning "bay leaf ". In the Philippines, it is called laurel and mostly sold in the markets dried. I have not seen a fresh bay leaf in the Philippines, but my Mom used to cook Beef stew with bay leafs, which she mostly removed before serving.

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