Chestnut – Castanea Sativa

Chestnut, a tasty fruit inside their spiky capsule. The fruit can be peeled and eaten raw, but it can be somewhat astringent, especially if the pellicle is not removed. Another method of eating the fruit involves roasting, which does not require peeling. Roasting requires scoring the fruit beforehand to prevent undue expansion and “explosion” of the fruit. Once cooked, its texture is similar to that of a baked potato, with a delicate, sweet, and nutty flavour.
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The Heat

Still more than 85 degrees in the studio. The only way to work.

 

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