We did a test batch of the chilli yesterday and it was quite the process. Then had a group of friends around for dinner for a taste testing. There was much talk about the fore-burn, and the afterburn, perhaps because the 1/2 recipe contained these items as well as the better part of a full bag of fresh green chillies as well!
Not expecting a win, as the green chilli is certainly going to be a novelty, but he is enjoying the process.
what else is in the batch? Not all the ingredients (that would be telling) but:
No, the plasters don’t go in the chilli, just in case of a nasty knife accident!
And as the crafty side of things, I had to work on the stall decor.
Just a bit f fun, really, but the foam stamps turned out pretty well. My local fabric shop doesn’t sel Wonder Under any more, then sell a different brand, and it is made up of a sort of diamond pattern, where the Wonder Under is a fine, overall mesh. The pattern is clearly visible but most noticeable behind the whites of the alien eyes so in a way that is OK as it makes them look like fly-eyes. But the shop lady says it is for applique work – I wouldn’t use it for that, because you can “see” the pattern of the glue under the fabric. Maybe it’s better under a floral or patterned material, but it is nowhere near as good as Wonder Under. But it was what they had so I used it.
More test cooking today, and any allowed pre-chopping and measuring, and with luck, some crafty time tomorrow!