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Merchant Gourmet Cooked & Peeled Whole Chestnuts 200g

4.4 out of 5 (7)

6 out of 7 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

life over 3 weeks *

Suitable for vegetarians

£2.25
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Price per 100g: £1.13

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Product Description

Hand selected.
Authentic.
Passion for food discovery.
Roasted & ready to use.
Deliciously sweet with a firm texture.
"...These wild chestnuts retain much of their natural firm texture and sweet flavour. Hand selected, they are gently roasted, peeled, then immediatelly vacuum packed to seal in all their delicious flavour, texture and freshness".

Product Information

Categories


Brand

Merchant Gourmet

Storage

Keep in a cool dry place. Once opened keep refrigerated and use within 7 days.

Prepare & Use

For best results.
These chestnuts can be eaten hot or cold. To open, immerse vacuum pack in hot water for a few minutes, snip top and loosen the chestnuts. Alternatively pierce the film and microwave on high for 1 minute.
Hints & tips.
To serve hot, fry gently in melted butter. Add ground cinnamon with salt and pepper for a little extra spice.
Chop and sauté with brussel sprouts and bacon, or add to bubble and squeak.
Scatter the chestnuts amongst layers of spinach, aubergine, fried red onions and goat's cheese. Season and add a little stock before topping with puff pastry and baking.
Add to stews and old fashioned roasts for extra sweetness and texture.
Mix into crème fraiche, whipped cream and vanilla sugar for a sweet tartlet filling

Manufacturer

Imported by:
Merchant Gourmet,
2 Rollins Street,
London,
SE15 1EW

Package Type

Box

Nutrition

Allergen Information

Contains Nut, May Contain Peanut

Ingredients

Cooked Peeled Chestnuts

Dietary Information

Suitable for Vegans
Suitable for Vegetarians
Free From Artificial Colours
Free From Artificial Flavours
Free From Artificial Preservatives

Nutritional Data

Typical Valuesper 100g
Energy678kj
Energy160kcal
Protein2.6g
Carbohydrate34.7g
of which sugars6.6g
Fat1.2g
of which saturates0.2g
Fibre5.8g
Sodium<5g
Sodium<5mg

Reviews

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5

7 customers reviewed this product Average rating 4.4

6 out of 7 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

Rating: 1 star out of 5

1 of 3 found this review helpful.

Terrible

I am so surprised to see other people liking those. They had absolutely zero taste !

Rating: 5 star out of 5

9 of 9 found this review helpful.

GREAT CHESTNUTS!

Really nice chestnuts, been using them for a while and they're delicious. I use them in everything, even sliced in salads. I freeze left overs and they defrost just fine. Only trouble is I eat most of them before I add them to the food! Try mixed leaves, toasted pine nuts, grilled halloumi, sliced chestnuts and a handful of grapes, then pour over some balsamic syrup. Unbelievably nice!!!

Rating: 5 star out of 5

2 of 2 found this review helpful.

Delicious and perfect!

Good size and portion! Not a single broken bit. Used in a Chinse braised dish with pork. Superb!

Rating: 5 star out of 5

7 of 7 found this review helpful.

make life easy

These are great, last well and just pop them out of the vacuum pack when you want to use. As well as being so easy for making the stuffing they are great stirred through your Sprouts with a handful of Pancetta in a pan with a knob of butter for Christmas dinner.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

4 of 4 found this review helpful.

why bother with roasting and peeling?

these are great and fuss-free. think of all the time you will save! lovely in risottos and pasta dishes, not just turkey stuffing!

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