Chestnuts with air fryer

Chestnuts are a typical autumn fruit. Among their properties, they are beneficial for the nervous system and circulation. Additionally, chestnuts are rich in iron and contain folic acid, which is useful during pregnancy.




  1. Take a spacious container: place the chestnuts in it and pour in enough cold water to cover them all
  2. After 30 minutes, check if any chestnut has surfaced, remove it, and discard it
  3. Take a knife or a paring knife and score the chestnuts first on the long side, then on the short side, creating a cross
  4. Repeat the process for all the chestnuts
  5. Place the chestnuts in the initial container and change the cold water.
  6. After another 30 minutes, drain the chestnuts and pat them dry with a kitchen towel
  7. Place the chestnuts in the basket of the air fryer with the cut side facing up
  8. Cook at 200 °C for 15-16 minutes.
  9. Once cooked, take a container with a kitchen towel and place the cooked chestnuts in it
  10. Cover the cooked chestnuts with the kitchen towel and wait for 10 minutes
  11. Enjoy your meal

Alternatively, you can roast the chestnuts in a static oven at 200 °C for 18-19 minutes.

Chestnuts with air fryer

Chestnuts are a versatile fruit: you can also prepare a delicious soup with them.

Wine Pairing

The recommended wine pairing is an Emilian Lambrusco. Enjoy the chestnuts with Ceci Otello Nero di Lambrusco.

Organoleptic Characteristics

Intense ruby red color.

Intense, gratifying, sinuous on the nose. Fruity notes reminiscent of cherry and wild berries such as blackberry and strawberry. Floral hints of violet accompany the pleasantly spicy and mineral finish.
Satisfying and surprising on the palate. Pleasant balance between softness, freshness, sapidity, and a good tannic structure. The intense nature of the aromas is confirmed in the long and deep finish. A promise fulfilled.


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