So aromatic and tasty, you will love them if you have never had them before. Learn how to cook chestnuts and be prepared for a treat! With 3 ways to prepare them it is so easy to serve tasty chestnuts, cooked on a fire, boiled, or roasted, a traditional French fruit to be enjoyed best in the autumn months when they have dropped from the tree.
Want To Know How To Cook Chestnuts?
Cooking chestnuts is something that is so romantic, it's something that is done every Autumn when there is a supply of these beautiful fruits from the chestnut trees.
J’adore les marrons ! Yes, I love chestnuts!
In North America they are prevalent from southern Maine east through the Appalachians and around the southern Great Lakes and southwestern Ontario.
When To Serve Chestnuts
If you can gather the fresh chestnuts yourself in the autumn when they have fallen from the tree, that's fantastic as all there is to do is gather the nuts up in a basket. It is so wonderful and will bring many happy memories for your children too.
They are a great addition to your Halloween party, as well as for a Christmas feast.
If you don't have the opportunity to gather marrons (which is what they are called in French), for yourself you will find them in the grocery shops at this time of year and will continue to do so until well up to Christmas as they are part of the traditional feast at this time of year.
So having gathered your chestnuts or bought them from the supermarket, you will want to know how to cook chestnuts in order to enjoy them.
How To Prepare Chestnuts
- Cook on an open fire.
- Roast in the oven.
- Boil them.