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A warm, dry, descending wind in Tunisia, resembling the sirocco; in southern Algeria it is called chichili.


D.L. Abt. A language for systems programming, based on ALGOL 60 with extensions for structures and type declarations.

["CHILI, An Algorithmic Language for Systems Programming", CHI-1014, Chi Corp, Sep 1975]
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Decline in the production of chillies also led to the rise in the price of chilli in the domestic market.
The peak season for chillies last from March till June.
The chillies have been grown from seed and now are ready to pick.
Gary said: "There was a growth in demand for chillies in the UK which led me to follow my dream and start the chilli farm.
So I started growing chillies as a hobby to make some sauces and I quickly won fans with people wanting to buy the sauces.
The chillies at Trees Can't Dance are grown from seed with the cropping season running from July through until as late as Christmas.
Another way of imparting flavour, not fire, is to pop in whole chillies then remove them intact at the end of cooking.
Fresh chillies can be used but if you're unsure of the degree of heat then stick to chilli powder.