Are you a wonder with chilli? Time to prove it.

Chilli Peppers: Hot stuff!
Chilli Peppers: Hot stuff!

The heat will be rising in kitchens across the new city now that Frosts Garden Centre at Woburn Sands has launched a chilli sauce contest to celebrate its 4th annual Chilli Festival.

The ever-popular Chilli Festival is always guaranteed to turn up the heat with a variety of tongue-twisting flavours and this August Bank Holiday looks set to be a real sizzler.

Amateur chefs are being encouraged to get their creative juices flowing and aim for new heights on the Scoville scale by mixing up their own sauce, jam,chutney, pickle, cooking sauce, marinade, jelly or pesto.

Entries for The Amateur Chilli Sauce Contest must be delivered to the Garden Centre by Friday 23 August for judging on the last day of the festival at 1.30pm.

To stand a chance of winning, entrants must be present at the festival on the Monday.

Visit the customer service desk or download a form at the Frosts website for a full list of rules and details of the competition.

The Chilli Festival run from Saturday 24 to Monday 26 August between 10am and 4pm and is free to attend.

Visit www.frostgroup.co.uk for more information.