Cooking: How do you make use of fresh chestnuts in your recipies.?

Answer There are two kinds of chestnuts. One is chinese water chestnut which has a thin brownish black skin where you need to shave off first. Its a little starchy, sweet and crunchy to taste. It can be u... Read More »

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How to cook fresh green water chestnuts?

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