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Originating in Turin, Italy, our glazed chestnuts are recognized for their superb quality, silky texture, and sweet taste.
Available from November to March or until supplies last.
Chestnuts, sugar, glucose syrup, natural vanilla
Dimensions (width, length, height) :
0.20 lb: 4.6 x 3.8 x 1.3 in
0.30 lb: 6.6 x 4.3 x 1.3 in
0.60 lb: 8.4 x 5.4 x 1.3 in
1.20 lb: 12.2 x 6.5 x 1.3 in
Storage Information :
Keep in a dry and cool place (18°C/64°F)
Shelf life: 3 to 4 weeks
May contain sulphites
After shelling, the chestnuts are cooked in water at least 100 ° C (to prevent bursting), for several hours.
Then the fruit is candied in a syrup solution of 60 to 75% sugar, glucose and vanilla. This operation lasts several days and in syrup solutions that are increasingly concentrated.
Finally, the chestnut is candied with a fine layer of sugar in order not to overwhelm the palate with sugar, and to allow the chestnut flavors to be revealed.
The chestnut of Turin has a slightly elongated shape, and when it is cracked in two, a drop of syrup will appear.