Tag Archives: Chillis

Saturday Spotlight – Scotch Bonnet (Bishops Cap) Chillies

Names of edible plants can be particularly confusing at times and none more so than these chillies.  Very similar in shape and taste profile to the chillies known as Bishops Hat/Cap/Crown elsewhere in the world these chillies are sold as “Scotch Bonnet” in … Continue reading

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Thursday Garden Gobbles – Seeds, ‘Mini Mamas’ & Stuffed Capsicums

I’ve been growing these great mini capsicums.  My dad bought a ‘Mini Mama’ plant last year from which we saved seed.  The initial plant over wintered at my house and is producing and so is its offspring.  The fruits of … Continue reading

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Chillies, Capsicums and Eggplants

This is the last in a series of updates on the state of my summer crops as at the end of November (which already seems a long time ago….). This year I’m growing 3 varieties of eggplant – it would … Continue reading

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Thai (ish) Red Curry Paste

I made red curry paste last week.   I intend to make a few batches of it before both; I exhaust my supply of fresh lemongrass and the thai basil packs it in for this year.  I find you can be fairly … Continue reading

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Little Peppers – Cheese stuffed Capsicums

As you may have noticed from my Monday Harvest posts I’m growing a fair few peppers this year.  Whilst the capsicums have been horrendously slow – I still haven’t harvested a capsicum from any of the plants planted this season (all my … Continue reading

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