Edible Ornamentals 1 - The Artisan Food Trail

Edible Ornamentals

Situated in Chawston, Bedfordshire where market gardens are abundant and growing delicious vegetables is simply a way of life. Edible Ornamentals are passionate, slightly obsessive chilli growers.

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Edible Ornamentals grow fresh chillies, stunning chilli plants and create mouth watering fiery sauces. The ethos is simple: Growing and cooking with skill and passion. No compromises.

During the summer months, visitors can pick some fresh chillies and have a light snack at their Edible Kitchen. Indulge yourself at the cookery school where you’ll learn to cook that special dish.

Edible Ornamentals also sell their products at exclusive farmers markets, food and wine shows, and garden shows throughout the United Kingdom.

For a full list of farmers’ markets and events they attend, visit their website.

 Just some of the products that Edible Ornamentals make:

  • Pure Heat Chilli Sauce
  • Sweet Chilli Sauce
  • Inferno Chilli Sauce
  • Luscious Citrus Relish
  • Red Onion Marmalade
  • Anaheim Chilli Sauce
  • Salsa Mania
  • A selection of gift hampers are also available
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AFT Approved Products
  • Pure Heat Chilli Sauce
  • Sweet Chilli Sauce
  • Luscious Citrus Relish
  • Orange Marmalade with Chilli
Farmers' Markets Attending
  • Coming soon
Workshops & Events at Edible Ornamentals

Afternoon Tea with Tasting Session for Two

If you enjoy chillies, this is the ultimate experience. Revel in an afternoon tea at the chilli nursery with a bonus chilli tasting session. The tasting session is followed by a sumptuous afternoon tea. Offered on Saturdays and Sundays, according to availability.​

Chilli Growers Workshop for Two

This workshop is for TWO people, lasts approximately two hours and covers the following topics: Find out how to grow your peppers from seed successfully. Learn tips for getting bigger and more productive plants. Get good advice that will help you to decide when to pick your chillies. Learn how to over-winter your plant to get a second season. Learn some very simple things that you can do to dramatically reduce the risks of pests and disease.

Chilli Sauce Making

Bringing you the ultimate experience in creating your own chilli sauce. You will be inspired to develop the skills you learn and the flavours you discover in producing your own range. Understand chillies, styles of sauces, flavour combinations,balancing heat and flavour. Hands-on practical live and interactive demonstrations, expert tuition and advice, your own sauces to take home. Use of Chilli Academy training kitchen and NO washing up!

Cooking Chillies Made Simple

The session begins with a short discussion on the characteristics of chilli peppers. Next, enjoy a short tour of the nursery. Select some fresh, dried, smoked or maybe even frozen chillies for use in selected recipes. You’ll cook-along together three chilli-inspired dishes that you can take home and enjoy. The session ends with a tasting session of gourmet chilli products and fresh chillies in the restaurant.

The Chilli Tour and Tasting for Two

This is one of their most popular experiences and it runs from June to October, depending on the weather. You will receive a tutorial in growing the best chillies, a guided tour of the nursery and a tasting session. You will also be able to purchase chillies to take home with you to create many different recipes.​

Events Attending
Coming Soon
  • Grower of the Year Awards 2011

Contact Edible Ornamentals

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Enquiry to Edible Ornamentals

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01480 405663

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