Ok, I've just been chopping chillies, and I've just scratched my balls....what fun.?

Answer There was a reason we always told the cooks to wash their hands before using the restroom when they had been chopping the jalapenos.Sorry to hear of your discomfort.

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Scratched myself so hard I scratched away skin and it burns. What do I do?

LOOOL dont worry about it, i do tht all the time, i scartch myself and wen i look down my arms are red and my skin is rippedd. nothing to worry about juss put cold water on it and some lotion.. it ... Read More »

What is the best soil for growing chillies?

Don't use ordinary Garden soil - that will contain fungus etc.We would suggest using a premium quality compost such as those listed here:

Why are my chillies splitting as they they turn red?

Roxy I think that you need to pick them just as they are turning red and let them sit for a while. Perhaps someone knows more about it than me , but I think that is the reason. Your weather is pret... Read More »

Can jalapeno pepper be substituted for green chillies?

Yes. It depends on your recipe and what taste/how hot you want it.