Blanch beans in a salted boiling water until \"al-dente\", strain. Sauté chopped shallot and garlic in the butter, pour the white wine and spices, add the bay leaf, let to evaporate by half. Pour the cream, bring to a boil and let boiling a bit. Wrab beahs in the bacon, place into buttered baking form. Pour with the sauce and sprinkle with cheese, bake for 20 minutes at 180 degrees Celsius.