RHS Red Hot Chilli Grower

The complete guide to planting, picking and preserving chillies

Author: Kay Maguire

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1784725013

Category: Gardening

Page: 144

View: 3874

From 'Hungarian Hot Wax' to 'Red Savina', and 'Scotch Bonnet' to 'Elephant's Trunk', chillies come in dozens of shapes, colours and degrees of spiciness - from sweet and succulent to blow-your-head-off hot. RHS Red Hot Chilli Grower provides everything you need to grow your own chillies from scratch, with step-by-step instructions for sowing seeds, caring for the plants, harvesting the fruit and troubleshooting common problems. Chilli-lovers will also find plenty of background information, such as a short history of the chilli and a guide to Scoville heat units (the official measurement of spicy heat), as well as tasty tips for enjoying the fruits of your work. Packed with charts, checklists, photographs and illustrations, this is the perfect guide to the world of grow-your-own chillies.

Red Hot Chilli Grower

Author: RHS

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley

ISBN: 9781784721022

Category: Gardening

Page: N.A

View: 5642

From "Hungarian Hot Wax" to "Red Savina", and "Scotch Bonnet" to "Elephant's Trunk", chilis come in dozens of shapes, colors and degrees of spiciness - from sweet and succulent to blow-your-head-off hot. Red Hot Chilli Grower provides everything you need to grow your own chilis from scratch, with step-by-step instructions for sowing seeds, caring for the plants, harvesting the fruit and troubleshooting common problems. Chili-lovers will also find plenty of background information, such as a short history of the chili and a guide to Scoville heat units (the official measurement of spicy heat), as well as tasty tips for enjoying the fruits of your work. Packed with charts, checklists, photographs and illustrations, this is the perfect guide to the world of grow-your-own chilis.

Growing Chillies

A Guide to the Domestic Cultivation of Chilli Plants

Author: Jason Nickels

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780957444607

Category: Peppers

Page: 105

View: 7658

From a single plant in a window to a large greenhouse collection, this edition provides a guide to the pitfalls and pleasures of chilli growing. It provides advice on where and when to grow, how to choose varieties and planting seeds, and care of seedlings and larger plants.

How to Be A Chilli Head

Inside the red-hot world of the chilli cult

Author: Andy Lynes

Publisher: Pavilion Books

ISBN: 1910232599

Category: Social Science

Page: 300

View: 1221

Welcome to the world of the chilli cult. All over the globe, people are getting together to grow chilli, taste chilli and make sauce hot enough to blow their heads off. Competition among chilli -growers is fierce, and tall tales of dastardly deeds abound. This sizzling-hot book is your essential guide to the chilli world, with inside information on where to find the tastiest varieties, where to eat the best chilli -packed street food, and the race to produce the hottest chilli ever known.Find out the secrets of chilli science - why a slug of water won't help when your mouth's on fire, what effect eating a super-hot chilli has on your body, and how do you measure how hot a chilli is? If you want to grow your own chilli, this book contains a wealth of foolproof cultivation tips, and, of course, there's a delicious selection of chilli recipes to make with your first harvest.Packed with features, facts and fun,How to Be a Chilli Headis the perfect gift for the chilli obsessive in your life.

The Hot Book of Chillies

Author: David Floyd

Publisher: New Holland Pub Limited

ISBN: 9781780093970

Category: Cooking

Page: 159

View: 6744

The Hot Book of Chillies: Revised Edition is a fact filled expose of one of the world's best-loved plants: the capsicum. It offers a gallery of the popular varieties, from the tiny piquin and gigantic NuMex Big Jim to the mild jalapeno and ferociously hot habanero. Find out more about the history and biology of the plant: its nutritional and medicinal properties, how to grow them and how to prepare them, together with a range of eye-watering menus. This revised edition features new photographs, updated text and comes in a paperback format with flaps.

RHS Big Ideas, Small Spaces

Creative ideas and 30 projects for balconies, roof gardens, windowsills and terraces

Author: Kay Maguire,Tony Woods

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley

ISBN: 178472338X

Category: Gardening

Page: 176

View: 3234

Bestselling author Kay Maguire and RHS Young Designer of the Year Tony Woods provide stylish design ideas, growing tips and advice to help readers turn even the tiniest outdoor space into a beautiful and life-affirming oasis. With 30 step-by-step projects, RHS Big Ideas, Small Spaces shows the urban gardener how to transform balconies, walls, windowsills, rooftops and the smallest of yards. Discover the best planting plans for your garden, with ideas for hanging planted screens, mobile gardens, balcony rail planters and potted shelves. Learn the things you need to know to get your garden started, and how to overcome common problems, and ensure your garden, however small, is beautiful all year round.

101 Chillies to Try Before You Die

Author: David Floyd

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1844038653

Category: Cooking

Page: 224

View: 769

Work your way up the Scoville scale with 101 Chillies to Try Before You Die. With fun facts, stats, recipes and much more, this is the ultimate challenge for those who love to test their taste buds. Expertly chosen chillies to blow your mind. Extreme stats and facts for heat fanatics. Not suitable for the faint-hearted or weak-tongued.

The Field Guide to Peppers

Author: Dave DeWitt,Janie Lamson

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604697482

Category: Gardening

Page: 308

View: 8353

The essential guide for pepper enthusiasts! A little spice can really take a meal to the next level—but with so many peppers to choose from, how do you pick one capsicum from another? In The Field Guide to Peppers, Dave DeWitt and Janie Lamson give expert advice on popular varieties like ancho, cayenne, jalapeño, serrano, and more. The 400 profiles in this fiery guide include all the major types of peppers, and each page features a color photograph along with all the details a pepperhead needs to know: common name, origin, source, pod length and width, plant height, color, harvest, and heat level, ranging from sweet to superhot.

Nature's Day

Author: Kay Maguire

Publisher: Wide Eyed Editions

ISBN: 9781847807076

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 8098

Discover the world of wonder on your doorstep with this first book of nature.

Chilli Britain

Author: Gideon Burrows

Publisher: Ngo.Media

ISBN: 9780955369582


Page: 270

View: 4928

Do you insist on hot chilli sauce with every meal? If you like chilli plants, sauce, chocolate, recipes and a good bit of suffering, you'll love this laugh out loud travel tale Award winning author Gideon Burrows thought he liked it hot... until he met these guys. Determined that his treasured Habanero chilli plant would actually fruit this year, and that his hot chilli sauce wouldn't turn out all vinegary yet again, he set off in search of expert advice, hoping to enjoy a little heat on the way. What he discovered was a burgeoning community of British chilli enthusiasts: home growers, farmers, hidden kitchen producers, industrial factories, chilli sellers, sauce makers, festivals, chilli eating competitions and chilli-head extreme eaters. On his journey, Gideon meets some of the chilli scene's most knowledgable, obsessed and frequently crazy characters. For them, the fiery fruits are not just an ingredient. They're a way of life. On his humorous and revealing journey around Chilli Britain, the author... Discovers the secret of a killer hot sauce recipe Competes to eat some of world's hottest chilli pods Experiences the pain of eating the legendary ghost chilli and naga jolokia Discovers why chilli con carne has nothing to do with Mexico Learns how to distinguish the chilli notes and tastes of different varieties If you like to suffer when you eat, you're in good company Join Gideon Burrows as he travels the country to get his hands well and truly spicy. He joins chilli enthusaists around Britian to plant, harvest, cook, concoct, taste, sell and suffer - all in aid of finding out what makes Chilli Britain tick. The result is humorous and surprising travel tale, celebrating Britain's growing craze for all things hot and fruity. The perfect Christmas present for the hot foods fan in your life Whether you're a chilli head yourself, or you have a brother or sister, dad (or even mum), friend or relative who likes chillies, hot curries, sauces, nuts or chocolate - or even to chew on raw chillies themselves - this is the perfect Christmas gift. Funny, surprising and informative Chilli Britain promises relaxing entertainment after Christmas dinner, when you're craving that little something spicy after all that turkey, sprouts and stodgy Christmas pudding. Scroll up and grab a copy today.

The Big Book of Home Brew

A Kiwi Guide

Author: Michael Donaldson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780143572572

Category: Beer

Page: 207

View: 2125

"New Zealand is a nation of proud and prolific beer drinkers. Here, at last, is the one-stop manual to brewing your own. Beer writer Michael Donaldson ... has prepared a comprehensive, user-friendly, entertaining, step-by-step guide to brewing beer at home, all leading you to a wholly satisfying end result. Jam-packed with advice, expertise, hints, tips, pitfalls, recipes and yarns, 'The Big Book of Home Brew' is, quite simply, the bible for home-brewing beer in New Zealand"--Publisher information.

RHS Plants from Pips

Pots of Plants for the Whole Family to Enjoy

Author: Holly Farrell

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley

ISBN: 9781784720445

Category: Container gardening

Page: 144

View: 7370

What do avocados, apples, mangos and tomatoes have in common? The answer is that they can all be grown at home, for free, from pips that you would otherwise throw into the recycling bin. / RHS Plants from Pips shows you how to grow a range of fruit and vegetables, indoors and out, with minimum equipment and experience. This complete guide covers everything from the science of how plants grow to how to deal with pests and other problems. Find out what to grow, what to grow it in and when and where to grow it for the best results. Packed with colourful photographs and step-by-step illustrations, this is the perfect way to introduce beginners of all ages, from 6 to 60, to the joys of watching things grow.

The Complete Chile Pepper Book

A Gardener's Guide to Choosing, Growing, Preserving, and Cooking

Author: Dave DeWitt,Paul W. Bosland

Publisher: Timber Press (OR)

ISBN: 0881929204

Category: Cooking

Page: 336

View: 2367

Chile peppers are hot--they add culinary fire to dishes from a variety of cuisines and inspire near-fanatical devotion in vegetable gardeners and collectors. The Complete Chile Pepper Book, by world-renowned chile experts Dave DeWitt and Paul W. Bosland, shares detailed profiles of the one hundred most popular chile varieties and include information on how to grow and cultivate them successfully, along with tips on planning, garden design, growing in containers, dealing with pests and disease, and breeding and hybridizing. Techniques for processing and preserving include canning, pickling, drying, and smoking. Eighty-five mouth-watering recipes show how to use the characteristic heat of chile peppers in beverages, sauces, appetizers, salads, soups, entrees, and desserts. This gorgeously illustrated, must-have reference for pepper-obsessed gardeners and cooks.


A Book of Recipes

Author: Helen Sudell

Publisher: Lorenz Books

ISBN: 9780754828389

Category: Cooking

Page: 64

View: 3589

A celebration of the versatile chilli, with 30 fiery recipes for soups, salsas, snacks, main meals and salads, as well as a handy guide to the different types of chilli.

The ACB with Honora Lee

Author: Kate De Goldi

Publisher: Tundra Books (NY)

ISBN: 1770497242

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

View: 3659

Perry's mother and father are busy people ... they're impatient, they're tired, they get cross easily. And they think that only children, like Perry, should be kept busy. On Saturday mornings Perry and her father visit her gran, Honora Lee, at the Santa Lucia rest home, but Gran never remembers them. 'Who is that man?' Honora Lee asks when Perry's father leaves the room. After movement class is abruptly cancelled, Perry is allowed to go to Santa Lucia on Thursday afternoons. She discovers her Gran has an unconventional interest in the alphabet, so Perry decides to make an alphabet book with the help of Honora and the others. Soon everyone is interested in Perry's book project. The ACB With Honora Lee unfolds with characteristic warmth, quirky, surprising humor and a rich cast of 'residents'. The story is a meditation on kindness and patience and acceptance; that of the very young and the very old. It's a story that will resonate with echoes of recollection for many -- from Perry's endearing perspective on the adult world to the embracing kindness of those who care for the elderly. From the Hardcover edition.

The Chile Pepper Encyclopedia

Everything Youll Ever Need to Know About Hot Peppers, With More Than 100 Recipes

Author: Dave Dewitt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780756754037

Category: Reference

Page: 338

View: 7208

An exhaustive A-to-Z collection of entries on everything you'll ever need to know about chiles. You'll learn about chile species, origins, terminology, cuisines, & agriculture. Medicinal uses & chile folklore are covered in often painful detail -- for example, 19th-century Peruvians believed that the juice of crushed chiles applied to the eyes would cure conjunctivitis. There's information on chile fairs & festivals & hot sauces & salsas. Attempts to settle the debate over the origin of the most famous chile dish, chile con carne. More than 100 hot & spicy recipes, including a few spicy desserts. Drawings, photos, charts, & tables. Dozens of color photos of chile types, invaluable for identification.

Nature's Day: Out and About

Spotting, making and collecting activities

Author: Kay Maguire,Danielle Kroll

Publisher: Wide Eyed Editions

ISBN: 9781847808363

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 56

View: 1143

Following on from the success of Nature's Day, this beautiful activity book by the same author and illustrator shows children how to interact with their surroundings. Activities include spotting different leaves, birds, flowers, and insects, how to make plaster-cast animal tracks, how to mimic birdsong, and how to write a poem inspired by a walk in the woods. This activity book will inspire children to discover the world of wonder that awaits on their doorstep.

The New Oxford Book of Food Plants

Author: John Vaughan,Catherine Geissler

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191609498

Category: Science

Page: 288

View: 1935

The Oxford Book of Food Plants is a beautifully illustrated compendium of facts about the plants we grow in our gardens and use in our cooking. Gorgeous botanical illustrations are accompanied by accessible yet authoritative descriptions of each plant, along with fascinating historical details and nutritive values. This is a new edition of a classic book — fully updated with the latest nutritional research, as well as beautiful new plates and descriptions of many exotic edible plants that have only recently found their way into our markets and onto our kitchen tables — it is a must-have for anyone who loves good food, cooking, and gardening.

The Red Hot Chile Sauce Book

100 Fabulously Fiery Sauces for Chile Fans

Author: Dan May

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781849754552

Category: Cooking

Page: 159

View: 8730

Following on Dan May's first book The Red Hot Chile Cookbook, this new collection of 100 recipes for fiery sauces, marinades and rubs showcases the best and most flavorfuk chiles the world has to offer. Arranged by geographical region from Africa and the Mediterranean to South America and the Caribbean, this book is bursting with exciting flavors. Spanning mild to super spicy, here you'll find all kinds of traditoinal offerings from around the globe. Every recipe is easy, versatile and comes with a serving suggestion, for example the La Kama spice blend from Morocco goes well with chicken or pulses; the eye-wateringly hot Ethiopian Berbere Paste adds depth and pizzazz to casseroles as well as making an unusual and memorable dip; and anchiote paste from Mexico's Yucatán pairs perfectly with pulled prok, turkey or rice. As well as plenty of short, simple recipes for sauces and marinades, there are bigger recipes for truly impressive and authentic dishes, such as Moroccan tagines, Indian curries and Mexican classics.

The Hot Sauce Cookbook

Turn Up the Heat with 60+ Pepper Sauce Recipes

Author: Robb Walsh

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

ISBN: 1607744279

Category: Cooking

Page: 144

View: 1563

From veteran cookbook author Robb Walsh, this definitive guide to the world's most beloved condiment is a must-have for fans of dishes that can never be too spicy. Here’s a cookbook that really packs a punch. With dozens of recipes for homemade pepper sauces and salsas—including riffs on classic brands like Frank’s RedHot, Texas Pete, Crystal, and Sriracha—plus step-by-step instructions for fermenting your own pepper mash, The Hot Sauce Cookbook will leave you amazed by the fire and vibrancy of your homemade sauces. Recipes for Meso-american salsas, Indonesian sambal, and Ethiopian berbere showcase the sweeping history and range of hot sauces around the world. If your taste buds can handle it, Walsh also serves up more than fifty recipes for spice-centric dishes—including Pickapeppa Pot Roast, the Original Buffalo Wing, Mexican Micheladas, and more. Whether you’re a die-hard chilehead or just a DIY-type in search of a new pantry project, your cooking is sure to climb up the Scoville scale with The Hot Sauce Cookbook.