As we struggle against the cold and frost here in the frozen north .... and some people "darn sarf" think that Northumberland is beyond the Arctic Circle ... I came across something to break the stereotype image.
Trees Can't Dance is a company that grows , and markets , chillis and chilli products , based in Northumberland.
Yes, that's right, they are officially the northern-most grower of chillis .
I have only recently discovered them, and as a lover of all things chilli I can heartily recommend them.
So, take a look at their website, ( http://www.treescantdance.co.uk ) buy some of their products, and remember that even in the north there is room for enterprising growers.
There is a list of stockists on their website, and if your local branch doesn't stock them ( and why not ?) they also do mail order .