corsican chestnut cake

You may remember my excitement a few months ago when I bought a kilo of chestnut flour and made some kickin’ chesnut crepes. I had big plans to put this flour to use, seeing how the chestnut enjoys a nearly revered status in Corsican cuisine. Alas, I’m ashamed to report that my bag of flour…

chestnut crêpes with berries & brocciu

Corsicans have a thing for chestnuts. Seriously, the people of this island have figured out a million and one permutations of the humble chestnut, from chestnut honey and jam to candies, nougats, beer and liqueurs. Each year, around one thousand tons of chestnuts are gathered and ground into flour to be baked into breads, cakes,…