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Are moths causing havoc in your pantry?

So you’ve decided to whip up a few scones or make a lovely batter for that fish you’ve just caught. You get out the ingredients you need (and smile because you don’t have to pop out for any missing ones). You dig out your mixing bowl and open your flour container and there in front of your very eyes are little creatures wiggling round in your main ingredient!

Your smile turns into a frown as you either decide to give up altogether or reluctantly pick up your car keys and head out the door to purchase some overpriced flour from your local dairy.

If you’ve been frustrated by throwing out what was once perfectly good food, then this may just be the solution to your pantry moth problems. Out at dinner the other night we learnt of a way to keep these annoying critters at bay, and the key is bay. Just scatter a few bay leaves around inside your pantry and see what happens, apparently moths don’t like the smell so they vacate. We don’t have any moths in our pantry so haven’t given it a go ourselves but would love to hear whether or not it works for you, good luck!