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Homemade range of Chilli Jelly, Relishes,
& Sauces

Chillis Galore are Richard (nickname Wilf) & Kathy, who started growing chillis 24 years ago in Norwich, UK, to obtain some different varieties to use in cooking. After a few years of successfully growing chillis our website was started to share this knowledge, and over the years it has grown in popularity with a huge following worldwide, this led us to developing our own homemade chilli jellies, relishes and sauces from our own kitchen. Even now all our plants are still grown in greenhouses in the back garden where we grow different varieties each year to show and sell , and also use in our own products. The progress of each years growing can be seen in the diary pages, for even more information you can freely register on our forum boards to participate in discussions of all topics chilli

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Chillis Galore Range of Jellies and Sauces

Jalapeño, Lime & Coriander Chilli Jelly, Chilli & Onion Sticky Relish
Red Chilli 'Jammy' Relish, Chipotle Chilli Jelly, Jamaican Hot Chilli Jelly,
Thai Chilli Sauce, Caribbean Fruity Chilli Sauce, Revenge Hot Sauce, Inferno Hot Sauce

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All Handmade & Homemade

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All our jellies and sauces are still handmade by Kathy in our home kitchen in Drayton near Norwich, to our own developed recipes over the years. We do not add any colourants, preservatives, bulking agents or artificial additives, just let the individual natural flavours and heat of the peppers come through giving a fresh and vibrant flavour. All products contain fresh chilli pods to ensure maximum flavour and cooked in small batches in two stainless steel pots and then hand filled and sealed. All aspects of our products are managed at home, we even design and print and hand label all of out products.spacer

Markets & Outlets
Come and meet us and try our Chilli Jelly, Sauces & Relishes, we also carry a few extras subject to availability,
Whole Dried Chillis, Chilli Flakes, and Chilli Seasonings.
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Local Farmers Markets and Events

Norfolk Food & Drink, Norwich Forum 6 Sept
Wymondham Farmers Market 20 Sept
Aylsham Farmers Market 4 Oct
Wymondham Farmers Market 18 Oct
Aylsham Farmers Market 1 Nov
Wymondham Farmers Market 15 Nov


Where else to buy: Shop Outlets East Anglia Region

 
Chilli Info

SevenpotBrief History of chillis with their heat scales which is measured in Scoville units.
Chilli Species, the main Species Terminology, and the Health benefits of using them.

What to do after harvest, do you have too many chillis to use, here are a few ideas to store and use your crop, freezing, roasting, pickling and drying them.

This may be a bit old now but if you haven't read it before it is well worth a look and guarantees a good laugh. Read about these Hot Chilli Tales, an amusing tale from a Texan chilli tasting.

Worlds Hottest?

carolinareaperspacerNov 2013 With a Guinness-submitted 1,569,383 SHU (Scoville heat units) average and recently measured peak levels of over 2,200,000 SHU, SMOKIN’ ED’S CAROLINA REAPERĀ® has officially made it to the top of “super-hot” chilli charts."
Latest on the Worlds Hottest Chillis

Carolina Reaper rated at 2,200,000 Scoville Heat Units (SHU)
Morouga Scorpion rated at 2,009,231 Scoville Heat Units (SHU)
Trinidad Scorpion "Butch T" rated at 1,463,700 Scoville Heat Units (SHU)
Naga Viper rated at 1,382,117 Scoville Heat Units (SHU)
Satan's Strain Trinidad Scorpion Morouga Red rated at 1,194,205 Scoville Heat Units (SHU)
The Infinity 1,176,182 Scoville Heat Units (SHU)
Naga Morich 1,086,844 Scoville Heat Units (SHU)
Trinidad Scorpion Morouga Red & Yellow varieties
Trinidad 7 Pot Jonah Red & Yellow varieties

Chilli Growing

plant foodGrowing Guide
We have now grown chillis successfully for over 22 year, starting off with limited strains available in the UK, to the initial start of the internet where more seeds became available which we obtained from the USA. In the last few years a massive explosion of chilli growing has kicked off with enough varieties to satisfy all, from all corners of the world with mild and tasty to red hot. All this is documented in our online diary of our last 12 years going through different techniques throughout the years. Greenhouse Sensation started us of with Hydroponic growing and advanced propagators many years ago right up to date with Tom Green of Greens Horticulture writing a section on artificial lighting, with our own update in 2010 on the up and coming lighting of LED's
. In 2012 we used LED lighting for the first time in conjunction with greenlights-ledgrowlights for more information on the equipment we use.
Click here for our Growing Tips and Growing equipment.


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greenhouse1Seed Varieties
There are a good variety of seed companies on our links page if you are looking for something different this year.
New fresh seeds should give you a better harvest and the true strain of chilli. Undecided on what to grow have a look at our varieties pages or growing diaries which may help you decide on what to grow. Another source for seeds is Ebay, plenty to pick from on there, although you may take the risk of old seeds with poor germination or cross fertilized seeds unless its a reputable shop.

Visit the Varieties page which is updated as we grow them each year (last update Feb 2013) or the Links page for more details of seed companies.


greenhouse214 Years Of Our Own Online Growing Diaries
Each year we try to grow an interesting assortment of chillis, which will appeal to all, whether you only have a small space on a kitchen windowsill, or access to a greenhouse or a conservatory. We've grown the smallest ornamentals which are still edible, but hot to the larger bushes which can reach up to 2 metres if planted into the ground in a greenhouse. If you wish try Hydroponics have a look at 2004 or 2007 onwards diary pages, where we tried Greenhouse Sensations NFT kit and the Wilma 4 pot, later on artificial lighting and GS quad grow and Chilli Grow, all listed in our Growing Equipment page.

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Forum Boards

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Large database of discussions, need some help or want to give some advice this is the place to post, membership is required to access all areas. Any problems with growing, answers can usually be found on the bulletin board.

Topics include Pest & Disease, Growing & Hydroponics, Identification, Recipes and much more.


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UK Chilli Events 2014

The 2nd Awesome Blackpool Chilli Festival
26 Apr 2014

East Nor Castle Chilli Festival
4 & 5 May 2014

The Devon Chilli Fiesta
10 & 11 May 2014

Grillstock Festival Bristol
7 & 8 June 2014

The Awesome Dunstable Down Chilli Festival

14 Jun 2014

Battlesbridge Mills Chilli & Herb Festival
14 & 15 Jun 2014

Grillstock Manchester
28 & 29 June 2014

The 3rd North East Chilli Festival Delaval Hall
5 & 6 Jul 2014

The Awesome Shoreham Chilli Festival
12 & 13 Jul 2014

Gower Chilli Festival & Cookoff
18 & 19 July 2014

The Lakes Chilli Festival
2 & 3 Aug 2014

The Great Dorset Chilli Festival
2 & 3 Aug 2014


Arley Chilli Festival, Cheshire
3 Aug 2014

Fete and Chilli Fiesta Felbrigg Hall
6 Aug 2014

West Dean Chilli Fiesta
8, 9 & 10 Aug 2014

The Oxfordshire Chilli Festival
16 Aug 2014

Frosts 3rd Chilli Festival, Willington, Bedford
16th - 17th Aug 2014

The Awesome Eastleigh Chilli Festival
23 & 24 Aug 2014

Frosts 5th Chilli Festival, Woburn Sands, Milton Keynes
23rd - 25th Aug 2014

Benington Lordship Chilli Festival
24 & 25 Aug 2014

Upton Cheyney Chilli Festival
30 & 31 Aug 2014

Millets Farm Chilli Fiesta, Frilford, Oxford
30th - 31st Aug 2014

Frosts 1st Chilli Festival Brampton, Cambs
6th - 7th Sept 2014

The Awesome Scottish Braves Harvest Chilli Festival
20 & 21 Sept 2014

... contact us about any other events, link at top of page
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