2 October 2010
Hubby picked up a whole load of lovely sweet chestnuts from a tree beside the car park we use for school pick-ups/drop-offs.
I've spent an entire evening shucking roasted chestnuts, then grinding them down. They're now in the freezer awaiting use in some pastry. I've yet to decide what sort of tart to use the pastry in, but fingers crossed that when I do, they'll come out of the freezer as deliciously nutty as they went in!
It's all an experiment, but this is the thing with foraging - you pick up a glut of something, then need to establish ways of using this free bounty before it goes off!
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