Strangely, this pepper intensity increases as you chop through the body…the wings are sweet and mild with the inner flesh, hotter and more fiery. Friar’s Hat chillies are an easy favourite to use as you can control the intensity of flavour in each dish very easily.
Grown organically by Isobel and Emily Rae over at Fletching Glasshouses (beautiful setting round the back of Lewes on the mid-Sussex border. They are experts in organic growing throughout the seasons.
Known by a variety of different names…Bishop’s Crown, Joker’s Hat, Peri-Peri, Balloon Pepper, Campane, Aji Flor, Orchid Chilli and Christmas Bell…take your pick.