Chilli Cuttings

A quick update on the chilli cuttings I took at the start of the month. A short while back I wrote about the problem of wind damage to our chilli plants and the cuttings I took from a broken stem. Of the 17 cutting we now have 15 healthy looking little clones of the Mother […]

Homemade Chilli Chutney

Homemade Chilli Chutney I’ve been making chilli chutneys, jams and sauces for many years now but like my taste buds my recipes change all the time. Even my curries are never the same, and I make a least three a week. Yes I love the heat and spice in food, especially spicy foods which I […]

Mystery Chilli

Looking over my bed of scotch bonnets this morning I’ve noticed a mystery chilli that certainly does not bear any resemblance to a scotch bonnet. I though the plant was looking different to the others, i.e. the leaf shape and the side shoot where starting to look more like our Madam Jeanette. We do use […]

Fuerteventura Wind

Fuerteventura Wind The consistent Fuerteventura wind is a god send for all of us windsurfers, and a real blessing in the summer months giving a cooling affect from the heat of the sun. Fuerteventura loosely translates as “Strong Winds”, and up in Triquivijati it always appears much stronger. This is due to the way the trade wind […]

Wind damaged Chillies

After a night of strong wind here in Triquivijate one of our Indian chilli plants suffered a bit of damage. Wind here on Fuerteventura is both a blessing for all us windsurfers, but also a curse for all gardeners, and none more so than when you are growing often delicate plant such as chillies. All […]