News from the nursery

News from the nursery

In the glasshouses, row upon row of flowering green plants stretch as far as the eye can see, a sign that winter’s coming to an end and spring is just around the corner. At Tangmere, 75 acres are devoted to peppers – the equivalent of 60 football pitches.  Tender loving care Over 65 million sweet peppers grow on the nursery every year. A tremendous amount of passion and effort… read more

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Jingle bells, jingle all the way

Jingle bells, jingle all the way

It's (nearly) Christmas and as the season draws to a close, we’d like to share with you some of our highlights from Tangmere HQ and also some exciting news for 2018! Star ingredient This summer we were lucky to meet with a number of very talented UK chefs who work and create with our produce. A visit to Tangmere from Head Chef of Chotto Matte Restaurant, Soho Michael Paul and his team, gave… read more

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Our Staff Picks: Food for Sharing

Our Staff Picks: Food for Sharing

As specialist pepper growers, we’re passionate about what we do and take pride in our produce. If anyone knows about peppers, its’ our team who work hard to produce the perfect quality crop. With this in mind, we’ve asked our staff here at Tangmere to share with you some of their favourite pepper creations – the dishes they enjoy to cook at home for friends and family. Inspired… read more

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Best of British

Best of British

Autumn’s here and this weekend sees the start of ‘British Food Fortnight’ - now established as the biggest, national celebration of British food and drink, held every year during harvest time. With a particular emphasis on community, it’s a great opportunity to check out what’s on around you and try some new local foods and delicacies. Just a few miles away from us, ‘Emsworth… read more

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Sunshine in a glass

Sunshine in a glass

If the idea of eating a chilled soup leaves you cold, well think again. This refreshing  chilled pepper gazpacho recipe from Chef Giles Thompson of The Earl of March is easy to make, healthy, and packs plenty of flavour. Made from fresh, seasonal produce that includes peppers, tomatoes and cucumber, it can even be prepared a day ahead to help the flavours really develop. For a twist… read more

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West Dean Chilli Fiesta 11 – 13 August

West Dean Chilli Fiesta 11 – 13 August

Situated just a few miles from our nursery in Tangmere, the annual West Dean Gardens’ Chilli Fiesta brings the spice to the South Downs and celebrates all things chilli with a fantastic family event. You’ll find plenty of flavours to discover with amazing food and drinks lovingly crafted from passionate producers, as well as salsa-infused sounds and live Mariachi music… read more

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