Chestnut Trofie video from Pasta Grannies

Pasta Grannies love Cicci's chestnut trofie with parsley pesto! Retired dairy farmer Cicci, from the mountains of Ligura, shares her recipe for trofie using a mixture of chestnut and wheat flour. They're a kind of twisted 'C' shape and an excellent...

Steamed chestnuts as a snack with a glass of red wine

Steamed chestnuts as a snack with a glass of red wine Variation one: 500gm peeled chestnuts 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon sea salt Juice of 1 lemon freshly  squeezed. Steam chestnuts for 15 minutes or until cooked.  Toss the warm chestnuts with oil,...

Chestnut and Shitake Mushroom Ragout

Serves 4. Ingredients: 1. 2 cups home made chicken stock 2 viagra vente libre belgique. 1/2 cup chestnuts, rough chopped 3. 1/2 shitake mushrooms, sliced 4. 2 tablespoons and 1 teaspoon butter, softened 5. salt and pepper to taste Method: 1. Sauté mushrooms in 1...

Quick and easy way to Prepare Chestnuts

Some recipes call for chestnuts to be roasted, grilled, boiled, steamed or microwaved; all are easy.

1. When cooking unpeeled chestnuts, first score by cutting an X on the flat side of the nut with the tip of a sharp knife. 2. Boil : Place cut chestnuts in boiling water and cook until tender 15-20 minutes, if in doubt cut one in half to check if it’s cooked through. 3. Roast or bake: Place cut chestnuts on oven tray and cook at 2000C for 15 – 20 minutes or until shell splits. 4. Barbecue: Cook, turning occasionally, in a pan over medium heat for 20-30 minutes or until shell splits. 5. Microwave: Place a layer of cut chestnuts in a covered container on high / 100% for 2-3 minutes until flesh is soft. Read Full Recipe
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