As it’s been a while since I’ve posted, I’ve been battling and still am with technology. Hopefully, we will be running smoothly soon. We have come around to chestnut season again, I thought I would repost this article. It is exactly 2 years since it first appeared on Robyns Seasonal Kitchen.
As I delight in the months of March to July being the chestnut season, I recall it has only been relatively recent that chestnuts have been generally available in Australia. I certainly didn’t grow up with them being on our family menu.
My first encounter was when I was living in London, our office had been invited to the local Barclays Bank in High Street Kensington for Christmas drinks. The whole evening had a rather Dickensian feel to it, a dark foggy, misty evening, the servers were dressed in period costume as we consumed mulled wine and roasted chestnuts. I’m sure there were other delights but they don’t fit this story, so will stay in my memories for now.