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La Castagna (The Chestnut) Posted by on Nov 20, 2008

November. It’s time to sit around a log fire and savor a handful of hot caldarroste (roasted chestnuts) with a glass of vino novello (new wine). What more could you ask for? Large parts of central and northern Italy are covered with castagneti (chestnut woods) and for centuries chestnuts were the main source of food…

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