Category Archives: Chestnuts

Recipe: Chestnut Sponge Cake

Ingredients: 4 eggs 125g caster sugar 200g crème fraîche 1tsp vanilla essence 125g chestnut flour 2tsp baking powder butter, for greasing Method: (Preheat oven to 180*c and butter and line the base of a 7″ square cake tin) – separate

Recipe: Chestnut Sponge Cake

Ingredients: 4 eggs 125g caster sugar 200g crème fraîche 1tsp vanilla essence 125g chestnut flour 2tsp baking powder butter, for greasing Method: (Preheat oven to 180*c and butter and line the base of a 7″ square cake tin) – separate

Recipe: Raspberry and Chestnut Madeleines

Ingredients: 2 eggs 100g caster sugar 100g plain flour 1tsp vanilla extract 3/4tsp baking powder 100g butter, melted and cooled slightly, plus extra for greasing crème de marron (chestnut spread) raspberry jam icing sugar, for dusting Method: (Preheat oven to 200*c

Recipe: Raspberry and Chestnut Madeleines

Ingredients: 2 eggs 100g caster sugar 100g plain flour 1tsp vanilla extract 3/4tsp baking powder 100g butter, melted and cooled slightly, plus extra for greasing crème de marron (chestnut spread) raspberry jam icing sugar, for dusting Method: (Preheat oven to 200*c

Chestnut Season

Follow the scent and warm your fingers on a little paper bag of roast chestnuts. We are now well into chestnut season in France and will be able to enjoy this classic winter treat through until January. If you plan

Chestnut Season

Follow the scent and warm your fingers on a little paper bag of roast chestnuts. We are now well into chestnut season in France and will be able to enjoy this classic winter treat through until January. If you plan

Wine-ing and Dine-ing at Château de Flaugergues, Montpellier

When my lovely mother visited me in Montpellier, we went to Chateau de Flaugergues; just a short bus ride out of the centre of Montpellier (or at least if would have been a short bus ride had we not overshot the stop

Wine-ing and Dine-ing at Château de Flaugergues, Montpellier

When my lovely mother visited me in Montpellier, we went to Chateau de Flaugergues; just a short bus ride out of the centre of Montpellier (or at least if would have been a short bus ride had we not overshot the stop