Processing chilli peppers

Chillies are eaten fresh or preserved after harvesting.

Chilli peppers can be frozen, dried and freshly processed into appetizing bites.

When dried, the taste of the chillies becomes more intense. When frozen, chillies lose their firm flesh, but vitamins and minerals are well-preserved. Chillies can be freshly processed into hot snacks. Wrap them in ham and then fill them with grills or cheese.

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Read how chillies are simply dried, ground into powder and flakes or otherwise processed in these articles:

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Drying chillies in the oven

The fastest way to dry fresh chillies is in the oven. After a few hours, you can process your chilli peppers into powder or chilli flakes after drying. How fast it goes, read here:


Chili spiciness from hands cleanse

After cutting chillies, your hands and fingers burn. In addition, if you wipe your face with these hands covered with capsaicin, it can be a nasty sight.

Chili harvest

Harvest chillies

Chillies are harvested in late summer and autumn. For the chili grower, it is his fifth, fiery season of the year. But when exactly are the pods ripe for picking?

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Pickle chillies

Chilies can be preserved with relatively little effort in vinegar or olive oil. These taste so good that they should not be missing on any cheese platter. Pickle & Preserving read here:

Drying chillis

Drying chillies in a food dehydrator

Every chili grower is happy about a big harvest. How then can so many chillies be preserved? Dehydrators?


Freeze chili peppers

Freezing chilli peppers is an effective form of preservation. Drying takes a long time; fresh chillies can be prepared quite quickly for the freezer.


Drying peppers on the air

Drying chili peppers in the air is a convenient affair. This is also how it takes the longest to dry chili and pepperoni without any tools.

Chili salt

Making your own chilli salt

Chilli salt combines the salt in the soup with the fire of life. A spice mixture of sea salt and chili powder is easy to make.

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Chilli varieties

Chilli varieties

There are about 4,000 varieties of chili in the world. These can be divided into five Capsicum species and a further 28 wild forms. Which types , you can read here.


Interesting facts

Chillies are easy to grow. Native Americans cultivated them almost 10,000 years ago. They came to Europe through Christopherus Columbus. More interesting facts.