Chilli has been a part of the South American diet for 7000 years! Chilli varieties are the world's most frequently used culinary spice and the heat is mostly concentrated in the seeds and the white pith. All chilli varieties require good drainage, full sunshine and an enriched soil. Do not grow chillies where related species … Continue reading Chilli


I use these seeds in my bread baking, and so I found this very interesting. Caraway is a popular Middle Eastern herb. Its seeds are used as an anise-scented spice in cooking. You might find this under the name of Persian Cumin. The leaves, roots and seeds are used. The plant is a biennial with divided … Continue reading Caraway