What is Scape?
During a very short window of time in the spring, a curly green delicacy sprouts from the top of the garlic seeds called scape. We immediately harvest and freeze-dry this delicious organic crop in our state-of-the-art freeze drying facility, then immediately process it into powder form to capture all the flavour and retain all the vitamins and minerals at their highest levels for use in our scape powders and scape seasonings. If you haven't tried scape yet, you don't know what your missing! See our recipe section for delicious scape recipes.
Why Chef Organics?
Our garlic is beneficial for many different reasons, but mainly because of the way we grow it, and our methods of processing. First off it starts with the fertilizer. We make our own organic fertilizer with the leftover pieces of garlic and our heavily enriched soil. There are absolutely no chemicals used in anything we use, keeping our carbon footprint very limited. It is harvested, handpicked through, and broken to ensure that we are only processing the best product to guarantee our customers satisfaction.
Health Benefits of Garlic Article #2
Garlic (garlic, Latin – Allium sativum) plant have very strong taste, which is known for its excellent culinary and medicinal properties.
The main ingredient in garlic is allicin, which has amazing anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal, anti-parasitic and antioxidant properties.
Originally from central Asia, garlic is one of the oldest cultivated plants in the world, which is cultivated for over 5000 years.
Garlic Health Benefits
A Little bit about Garlic:
Responsible for the medicinal effects of garlic is allicin one of the organosulfur compounds found in garlic.
· The only way to activate allicin in fresh garlic is cutting or crushing it.
· By doing so, the allicin known as alliin is enzymatic ally converted by allinases to allicin.
Organic Garlic, a Physicians perspective