A Sunday drive discovering the region's finest food If you love food, wine and meeting the producers,
Did you know that conventionally grown Garlic is one of the most highly sprayed crops and even though it grows under the soil, the leaves of the plant still take in chemicals which are then stored in the bulb. Imported garlic which is often sold at supermarkets have been bleached with Chlorine to give it the flawless white colour that apparently modern day consumers want. All imported garlic is fumigated with Methyl Bromide to get rid of any bugs in accordance with Australian quarantine standards.
Today I had the pleasure of visiting our neighbour’s property in Pacific Palms, to get the low down on keeping bees. I now have a new found respect for the teaspoon of honey that dribbles into my chai each morning, it really is liquid gold!