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Cooking with Chillies

The versatility of the Chilli is just incredible. Not only is it used to spice our favourite foods but also lends itself particularly well to making sauces, jams, relishes, sausages and oils. In this section, you will find a selection

Health benefits

Health benefits

Besides being an absolutely awesome spice, Chillies are also good for us. They are loaded with vitamins and other compounds essential to our good health and well being. One of the key elements of the Chilli that gives it its

Growing Chillies

Growing Chillies

Growing Chillies at home is not only financially wise  – when considering the hefty price of store-bought hot peppers  – but is also great fun and personally rewarding. There is something wonderful about watching your seeds bursting into life,  developing

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History of the Chilli

Pastry gingerbread wafer powder oat cake carrot cake sugar plum macaroon. Donut toffee tart jelly pudding. Candy canes caramels macaroon cookie dessert macaroon soufflé cake.

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Chilli varieties from A to Z

It is just amazing just how many different types of Chillies there are in this world. The variety of colours, shapes, sizes and heat intensities  seem almost endless. Indeed, there are chillies to cover every single letter in the alphabet

Drinks with Chillies

Drinks with Chillies

You will be surprised how adding just a little Chilli to your favourite drink gives it just a  bit of ” je ne sais quois”. One would think ” Okay that works with drinks that have a savoury theme”