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This Weekend – Sea Spring Seeds Open Day

This weekend you can visit Sea Spring Seeds for there open day on the 12th August 2012, You will be able to see how they grow there award winning chillies and talk to the experts Michael and Joy Michaud as well as buy plants a...
 
 
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Great Day Out – The Great Dorset Chilli Festival 2012

This years Great Dorset Chilli Festival, provided a great day out at the, last years was very enjoyable, but this years are grown up, with much more to taste, there must have been double the number of chilli stalls and a much l...
 

 
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The 2nd Great Dorset Chilli Festival – 4th & 5th August 2012

A chilli heat wave looks likely for the first weekend in August when the second Great Dorset Chilli Festival takes place in the relaxed surroundings of the Earl of Shaftesbury’s St Giles Park in Wimborne St Giles. Chilli farmer...
 
 
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Top 10 UK Chilli Web Sites – July 2012

Not a big change this month, Dartmoor Chilli Farm is still at No. 1 and we are just behind at No. 2. Scorchio and Hot-Headz have swapped places, but otherwise the top 5 are still the same sites.
 
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North East Chilli Fest 2012 Report and Pictures

When the organisers launched the dates for the 1st North East Chilli Festival to be held in July promising that it would be one of the summer’s hottest event.
 
 
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Chilli Cook-off at the Dolphin Inn – 11th Aug 2012

Well the sun is here so who wants to come a farmers market???? oooooohhhh, and how about a car boot at the same place???? O WAIT!!!! There is even a Chilli Cook-Off there too.
 

 
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Michael Michaud’s Cultural Exchanges

Fruit from the genus Capsicum – which includes both sweet peppers and chillies – are used in cooking all over the world. Even in modern British cuisine, sweet peppers have proven their worth – whether stuffed, fried or eaten ra...
 
 
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Simpsons Seeds – Development of the Fruitburst

Some years ago, 2007 to be precise, we were growing the Trinidad Seasoning, a very tasty Habanero, but there was some variability in the size and shape of the pods, so we made an attempt to make it a bit more consistent. This i...
 

 
 
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Project Helios – Growing and Heat Testing Chillies

This summer we (Sea Spring Seeds and Simpson’s Seeds) are cooperating with Greenhouse Sensation in an experiment to see what is the hottest chilli in virtually identical conditions.Eight superhot varieties plus the generic Oran...
 
 
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This Weekend – Chilli Events

Lets hope the weather does not put off to many hardy Chilli Heads as this weekend we have two chilli events.Birmingham Chilli Fiesta at Brindley Place on the Friday and Saturday (13th & 14th July)andThe Great Shoreham Chil...