WATCH: Southport Author tackles his home grown world hottest chilies January 18th, 2016 Pat Regan Latest News Shares Comments Photo: Pat Regan tucks into the world hottest chilies. I grow chilies myself and speak as I find independently. This video below is of me having a bite at this fascinating variety, the Carolina Reaper. This season I grew the ‘officially’ hottest variety, which is the Carolina Reaper. I affectionately call them ‘C-reapers’ Young plants in the sun A nice tasting and juicy chili that has a good bite. The heat is slow to hit home and I found this one warmed me up nicely for quite a while after eating it. This variety takes up a lot of space however, so that is worth considering if you grow them. Young plants back in spring Good chilies but I have grown hotter tasting ones myself than this, which also take up less room. Nice crop waiting for the sun WARNING! Don’t eat hot chilies if you are not used to them just to impress your pals or look brave on Facebook. If you do then you may make yourself VERY sick. I kid you not! Various varieties ready for cooking Six in a meal is overdoing it a bit – but VERY tasty … Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!