Monthly Archives: January 2010

Thank You For Another Great Season!

First, we would like to wish you all a happy New Year! After a busy season of selling, Pomar Das Castanhas actually sold out of chestnuts earlier than expected! We hope you all enjoyed your chestnuts this holiday season, and … Continue reading

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Chestnut Pie

Ingredients Makes one 9-inch pie FOR THE CRUST 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small pieces 3 tablespoons ice water 3 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar FOR THE FILLING 1/4 cup … Continue reading

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How to Peel Chestnuts (Roasted)

Introduction Chestnut season runs from early October through late December. Look for healthy, unwrinkled shells and a glossy brown surface. Dingy or mottled shells may indicate mold, and small pinholes likely indicate that worms have been drilling; avoid such nuts. … Continue reading

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Ciabatta Stuffing with Chestnuts and Pancetta

Ingredients 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) butter 8 ounces pancetta, cut into 1/4-inch dice 2 large onions, finely chopped 2 carrots, peeled and finely chopped 3 celery stalks, finely chopped 2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary leaves 3 garlic cloves, chopped 2 … Continue reading

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