chestnut purée

Definitions

Food

  • Chestnuts incised with a cross at the top, boiled for 15 minutes and the outer and inner skin removed. Boiled in stock with a sprig of celery for 45 minutes, rubbed through a sieve, warmed and mixed with cream, butter, salt and sugar to taste.

Travel

  • noun a purée made of cooked sweet chestnuts, usually with added sugar and vanilla
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