Organically-grown chilli peppers in the heart of beautiful Hampshire, UK
5 years of growing organic chilli peppers and creating amazing food from our rural garden in Hampshire.
What We Do
We grow all kinds of chilli peppers, navigating the fast-changing UK seasons & weather conditions
We create various chilli products, including chilli powders, chilli flakes, chilli-based pastes and sauces.
We cook with our chillies, and are passionate about matching the right pepper with the right dish.
The current Birdhouse Chilli Crop in Numbers
Why You’ll Love Us
Chillies are amazing plants. There are so many different varieties, they are rewarding to grow and a terrific ingredient to cook with. Plus they have health benefits!
- Growing advice
- Seasonal content
- Detailed chilli information
- Amazing recipes
- Chilli lovers
Our latest articles:
- The Pros and Cons of Where to Grow Chillies in the UKWe have tried it everywhere: chillies indoors… chillies outdoors… chillies in pots… in the ground… even a hanging basket. In the kids’ flower patch… on their bedroom windowsills… in a milk bottle… greenhouse… polytunnel… grow room. You name it, we’ve … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Where to Grow Chillies in the UK
- Vegan/GF Cauliflower Katsu CurryKatsu curry: crazy Japanese, French, Indian hybrid of a dish. Panko coated, pan fried escallops of anything you could possibly imagine: beef, pork, chicken, Tofu, veggies, and in our case, cauliflower. Smothered in a velvety blanket of sweet, savoury, spicy … Continue reading Vegan/GF Cauliflower Katsu Curry
- Aromatic Lamb MeatballsWe’re still in comfort food season in the UK. There may be sunshine during the day but the nights are cooler and a hearty dish is just the ticket. Meat doesn’t happen every day at The Birdhouse so when it … Continue reading Aromatic Lamb Meatballs