Visitors have their tastebuds tickled at chilli festival

Chilli Festival, at Commemoration Hall, Huntingdon, Dan Wells, from Edible Ornamentals,

Chilli Festival, at Commemoration Hall, Huntingdon, Dan Wells, from Edible Ornamentals, - Credit: Archant

There was everything from chilli cheese to chilli earrings at a festival in Huntingdon at the weekend.

Organised by BID Huntingdon and Chilli Fest UK, the event took place in Commemoration Hall and saw dozens of people come through the doors to enjoy the treats on offer.

As well as myriad varieties of chilli, stall holders were selling jams, chutneys, cheeses, olives, and samosas all infused with the piquant pepper.

It was the second time the festival has come to Huntingdon, following the success of last year’s inaugural event.

Sue Bradshaw, of BID Huntingdon, said: “It was something a bit different and it seemed to go down very well.


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“People seemed to like to test their heat taste buds but there were also some milder versions for more sensitive palates.”

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