Review: 101 Chillies to Try Before You Die 101 Chillies to Try Before You Die

101 Chillies to Try Before You Die by David Floyd is a book that came out in mid 2016. David is something of a legend in the UK Chilli Scene. It’s probably fair to say that he was instrumental in bringing a lot of the “chilli” things we take for granted today to the forefront. David is also one of the original members of the now defunct Chile Foundry website, one of the first chilli sites I bookmarked. I’m guessing I’m not the only one to do that.

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Review: Southport Chilli Fiesta 2017 Stalls at Southport Chilli Fiesta

There isn’t really a lot that happens in the North West of England when it comes to proper Chilli Festivals and the like. So when something does pop up I like to try and go. I heard about the Southport Chilli Fiesta just a couple of days before it was due to happen.  As it was a nice sunny day (for a change), and my wife was at home (not working for a change) we thought we’d drag the teenage boy out of his room and pop along and see what it was all about.

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Review: Devon Chilli Man – Smack m’ Peach Up. Devon Chilli Man Smack m' Peach Up Hot Sauce

Smack m’ Peach Up is everything you need to know about a Hot Sauce in one, unrelenting name. You get a Devon Chilli Man, a Peach; show it some honey and then you smack it around a bit with a Jay’s Peach chilli till it’s hot. The result? Well, let’s find out!

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Leggy Seedlings and dealing with them Leggy Seedlings

One of the problems with planting seeds as early as I did this year is that technically it’s not warm enough or light enough to be starting to grow things. I’m lucky in that I’ve good size windowsills that have radiators under them so I generally get away with it. But this year I’ve run into a small problem. Leggy seedlings.

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The 2017 Grow has begun! Windowsill Propagators

Well. I’m not off to the best start with Blogging this year, two weeks into the New Year and not one post? Tch! I’m an Amateur.

Oh yeah, I am 😀

Anyhows – I’m proud to announce that on the 1st of January this year I got my sow on!

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