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Did you know Chillies have been in Great Britain for over 400 years, contain more Vitamin C than Oranges and have been cultivated for over 10,000 years? Chillies are very complicated and intriguing ingredients which are not just used in your local curry house. Here is a perfect opportunity to discover things you may never have known about chillies. You'll learn about the different varieties and how they're used, get to taste some fresh chillies and gourmet sauces, take some freshly picked chillies home and a three jar gift bag. This experience is definitely chillies, chillies and more chillies!
Your experience will begin with your host taking you on a tour of the nursery where they will talk about the chilli varieties and the different uses. After the tour, if you're feeling brave enough you will be invited to sample some of the freshly picked chillies and a range of tongue tingling, gourmet sauces including the famous Inferno chilli sauce made with habaneros. Next you will have the opportunity to pick some of your own chillies to take home from England's first pick your own chilli farm and you'll be given a three jar gift bag. This experience runs during the English chilli picking season which is from June to October.
This experience is available on selected Friday to Sunday dates, tours are seasonal and are typically available from June to October.
This experience will last approximately 1 hour.
There may be other people there on the day.
If you wish to bring friends, please enquire at time of booking.
The minimum age is 16 years and under 18s need accompanying by an adult.
This is for a voucher entitling the holder to any of the activities supplied by Activity Superstore up to the value stated.
We live in South Wales and combined the experiece with an overnight stay.....the whole day was interesting and informative. The tastings and lunch were fab, we would highly recommend this day out....Paula and Rodney Sheppard
When did your experience take place? September
What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Chawston chilli farm
We a looked round , got to try some different types of chillies , taste the different things that had been made using chilli ,peanut butter, chilli sauce etc . The amazing bit about the experience was the lemon drop chilli. . Three yrs ago I had a tumour removed from my brain ,I have no sense of smell & my taste buds are not what they were . I was able remember what lemon’s tasted like again just for a few seconds before the chilli taste kicked in & burnt my mouth but those few secs were priceless. . They also took us on a tour of the place , let us ask questions which was great & choose some chilli stuff to try . The only down side to the tour was that I would of loved to of tried some dishes made with the sauces B4 choosing which 1’s to buy & maybe given the recipes that were used afterwards. I also don’t remember them using chocolate in any of the recipes which is a good combo .
When did your experience take place? In September 2018
What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? The chill experience
I didnt get a 3 jar gift bag as detailed in the experience. It would have been nice to have gluten free crackers for the tasting session.
When did your experience take place? 3/11/18
What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Edible Ornamentals