Fresh Bay leaves are tastier than dried bay leaves. Once you try a fresh sweet bay leaf, Laura Nobilis, in your cooking, you’ll think the dried bay leaves taste like an old oak leaf. – Cooking with fresh bay is healthy and fun. Bay leaf aromas are in the yard and house when fresh bay trees are grown and harvested. Filmed at HerbFest, the largest and longest running herb sale in the US benefitting The Graham Johnson Cultural Arts Endowment, www.gjcae.org.