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RECIPE
5 min

Chestnut snack

Hiroyuki Kanda By Hiroyuki Kanda , Pastry Chef

French chestnut paste has a natural brown color, making it ideal for pastry snack. Chestnut is an iconic product among foodies, symbolizing the love story between a region and its produce. This dessert is inspired of a real chestnut, made with bean paste  and chestnut paste.     

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Ingredients For

  • 80 g
  • 80 g
  • Châtaigne d'Ardèche AOP
    Fruits & Vegetables
    PDO Ardèche Chestnuts
    4 pieces See the article

Spread out a piece of plastic wrap, divide the boiled chestnuts, and wrap them with about 20g of marron paste. Do not knead the marron paste, but use its original consistency.  

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  • Spread about 20g of koshi-an (sweet red bean paste) and wrap it round.   

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  • Shape into a chestnut with the tip slightly pointed.  

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  • Put a poppy seed on the butt (opposite the pointed end) and you're done!

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