October Chilli Feast & Film

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As part of the annual Forth Valley Food Festival, Foragers have teamed up with The Old Mill Restaurant in Killearn and filmmaker Zev Robinson, to create a unique evening film screening and dinner experience, held in the Old Mill's enchanting yurt. Diners will be treated to a screening of Zev's documentary 'The Great British Chilli' - a film reflecting on the evolution of food over the last couple of
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A new relish to join our range of chilli based products

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Creamed Corn and Chilli RelishSmooth and creamy with fruity Palivec chillies grown in Stirlingshire, this handmade relish is perfect as a sandwich spread with cold meat, cheese and salad or stirred through pasta for an ultra-easy meal. Also a delicious snacking dip with tortillas, oatcakes, crackers and pita bread.Our current range of handmade chilli products.A delicious and easy way to jazz up 
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Foragers Relish coming to a shop near you.

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Foragers Crushed Pea and Chilli Relish is being distributed by Glasgow Wholesalers GreenCity Wholefoods to specialist food retailers throughout Scotland.  We will post updates of where you can buy in the coming months.Crushed Pea and Chilli Relish 170g
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Limited Edition Crab Apple & Chilli Jelly

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Our Crab Apple & Chillie Jelly was quite a hit at yesterday's Stirling NeighbourFood's taster event. As well as connecting with our customers and finding new ones it's great to meet fellow producers. It was so good to meet Clement from Langoustine the box and taste his delicious langoustines with our Crab Apple & Chillie Jelly. We will certainly be trying that combination again in the
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Oak Smoked Chillies

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Well that's the fresh chilli season over now - but don't despair! You can now enjoy Foragers' chillies all year round. Our new OAK SMOKED CHILLIES are available for sale at Stirling NeighbourFood, Linlithgow Neighbourfood, Milngavie Food Hub, Glasgow West Food Hub and Glasgow East Food Hub. Local delivery to #balfron, #killearn and #drymen also available on request. #localfoodForagers Oak Smoked
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Fresh Chilli Season Draws to a Close.

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It's been a bountiful chilli growing season here at Foragers (our best yet). We have one more week of Fresh Palivec Chillies available at Stirling NeighbourFood, Milngavie Food Hub and Linlithgow Neighbourfood. We only have a few kilos left so get your orders in soon. We have a great "end-of-season" deal if you want to freeze some for Christmas.
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Hang those Chillies

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As well as freezing chillies for the winter why not try hanging them out to dry in your kitchen. They make a lovely decoration too! Here's a guide on how to make a CHILLI RISTRA.  #chillies #foodpreservationPalivec Chillies hanging out to dry.
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Red chillies beat indigestion and ulcers

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This interesting article from the Daily Record was passed on to us by a familiy member.  Another great reason to buy Foragers Chillies.  We've found that many people equate chillies with "painful" heat in the mouth.  THERE ARE MILDER VARIERIES AVAILABLE!  At Foragers our main chilli is Palivec which is mild - medium.  We like our chillies to enhance your culinary creations
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Clearing Snow on Polytunnels

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This winter we are getting more snow that usual.  Here's a method we use for clearing snow from the top of our larger polytunnels. 
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A rare visitor to our polytunnel

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A solitary Red-tailed bumblebee (Bombus lapidarius) spotted on the chives. I counted another 30 on the same bed all Buff-tailed or possibly White-tailed I think.Bombus lapidarius
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