Meringato Castagne e Cioccolato

Chocolate and Chestnut Meringue

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Preparation info

  • Serves:

    6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • Ready in

      3 hr 30

Appears in

4 Grosvenor Square

4 Grosvenor Square

By Danilo Cortellini

Published 2016

  • About

This signature dessert of mine is a bit more complex than others in this book and the key ingredient, chestnuts, might not be to everyone’s taste, but it happens to be one of my favourite fruits. Growing up, I spent lots of time with my grandparents in a small mountainous village where we would collect chestnuts from our family trees and roast them in our fireplace. By mixing sweet and savoury ingredients I wanted to recreate an earthy edge in my chestnuts dessert, a dish that still reminds