Blog Recipes Contact Online Shop. Using a sharp knife, cut crosses into the chestnut skins on the flat side to stop them exploding and to make them easier to peel. They have no additives, colours, flavours — nothing, just chestnuts.
How to choose a good chestnut From October to December, look for fresh chestnuts that are hard, shiny, unblemished, heavy for their size and do not rattle when shaken. The opinions expressed are those of the author and are not held by Saga unless specifically stated. Terms and Conditions. Back to top. Some are packed in syrup for use in desserts, so check labels.
To serve, stir in a little butter and season with salt and pepper to taste. Related Partners. You should not rely on this information to make or refrain from making any decisions. I certainly have no qualms about reaching for packets or tins of vacuum-packed, cooked and peeled chestnuts throughout the year because they are so good these days... If you have any queries, or you'd like advice on any Tesco brand products, please contact Tesco Customer Services, or the product manufacturer if not a Tesco brand product.
Pack size: If you are chopping them for a recipe, look for less expensive chestnut pieces. The material is for general information only and does not constitute investment, tax, legal, medical or other form of advice. They're not quite as good as the real thing — they lack depth of flavour — but it's better than not eating them at all. Cooking Ingredients.
Rated 5 out of 5. Cooking with chestnuts New ways with an chestnuts — none of which believe it or not involves Christmas dinner.
Discard any with mould inside. Energy Typical Values per 100g as sold. These are simply wonderful, so delicious and easy to use.