Posts tagged "Chestnut"
Love our food – Chestnut

Love our food – Chestnut

Probably one of the first foods eaten by man, the chestnut dates back to prehistoric times. The chestnut tree was first introduced to Europe via Greece. Alexander the Great and the Romans planted chestnut trees across Europe while on their various campaigns. The Greek army survived on their stores of chestnuts during their retreat from...
Chocolate ‘n’ chestnut mousse

Chocolate ‘n’ chestnut mousse

Ingredients: 250 gr double cream, 200 gr dark chocolate, 250 gr chestnut purée or spread, 2 tablespoons dark rum. Preparation: Coarsely chop the chocolate in uniform pieces. Meanwhile bring to boil a pan filled with water. Toss the chocolate pieces in the bowl which you’ll have previously positioned over the boiling water making sure that...
Warm chestnut salad

Warm chestnut salad

Ingredients: 250 gr bacon, 500 gr pearl onions, 500 gr peeled – roasted chestnuts, 2 tablespoons honey, 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, Salt and freshly ground black pepper. Preparation: In a large pan, cook the bacon over medium-low heat, stirring often, until crispy. Transfer to a plate and set aside. Meanwhile, fill a...
Roasted chestnuts

Roasted chestnuts

Ingredients: Chestnuts, Salt. Preparation: Preheat the oven to 250°c. Clean off chestnuts with a clean cloth. Using a small sharp knife cut an X into one side of each chestnut. Doing so will allow the steam to escape while they are cooking, it is important not to omit this step, otherwise the chestnuts could explode...