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Cooking With Chillies Made Simple
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Discover Bedfordshire’s ‘hottest kept secret’ at the Edible Ornamentals chilli nursery. Here you can excite your senses with a Cooking With Chillies Made Simple cookery lesson. Over the 90 minute course you will learn all about the different flavours of chillies, plus, discover the secret ways to tell if a chilli will be hot or not.
If available you will begin by picking the chillies you will use to cook with. The course is usually run during English chilli picking season so you can ensure the freshest chillies are used. Once you have picked your chillies you will enjoy a tasting session and learn about each one. Your hands-on cookery course will include some exciting dishes, plus you may make pickled chillies and salsas to take home and enjoy.
- A picking (if enough chillies are available) and tasting session using the freshest chillies
- Hands-on cookery session
- Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card
Your voucher is valid for 12 months from the date of issue, while government restrictions apply in relation to Covid-19 we are offering free extensions on all experiences so you can take your experience when the time is right.
What happens on the day?
When you arrive at the chilli nursery in Bedfordshire you will pick your own chillies, if they are in season, and take part in an optional tasting session before getting stuck in to the cooking.
The dishes you will cook depend on the chillies that are available but it may include things like salsas and jalapeno poppers. With your hands on experience you will easily be able to replicate these dishes at home. Before you leave there will be even more tasting as you try some chilli sauces.
- Under 18s must be accompanied by a paying adult
- The experience content, equipment used and restrictions may vary
Please note: your voucher is valid for 12 months from the date of issue.
This experience is available on selected dates during the English chilli picking season which runs from approximately June to October.
Weekend dates will be booked early so we suggest you book as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
All bookings and dates are subject to availability.
Please allow approximately 1 hour 30 minutes for the full experience.
What about insurance?
The centres contracted with us hold public liability insurance. We also hold contingency liability cover. You will not be liable for accidental damage to equipment, except where damage has been caused as a result of recklessness or wilful negligence.
A cancellation indemnity, subject to terms, is included with every voucher.
How it works
All you have to do is pay for the experience you wish to purchase and we’ll send a voucher and booking information to you or directly to the recipient, then you just need to check the info and book your experience.
Packaging and Delivery
Please see the following page for information on our packaging and delivery.
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Bedfordshire - Chawston
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