Brussels Sprouts and Chestnuts

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Appears in
The Cook's Book of Everything

By Lulu Grimes

Published 2009

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  • 500 g (1 lb 2 oz) fresh chestnuts or 240


  1. To prepare the fresh chestnuts, make slits in the skins and put them in a saucepan. Cover with cold water and bring to the boil over high heat. Reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Drain and leave until cool enough to handle. Peel off the skins.
  2. Trim the sprouts and cut a cross in the base of each. Bring a saucepan of water to the boil, a