Chestnuts

Kestane

Appears in

Classic Turkish Cooking

By Ghillie Basan

Published 1995

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Winter treats include freshly roasted chestnuts sold by street vendors, and boxes of succulent kestane şeken, the Bursa version of marrons glacés. Both nourishing and filling, chestnuts are sometimes used as a substitute for potatoes and as a filling for vegetables.