Tag Archives: chestnut

out of season

out of seasonchestnuts are fall, not may – so these sold close to fontana di trevi must be imported. and could il signore selling them potentially be a bit displeased with that?

red light special

red light speciali adore the chestnut flowers in spring, the way they look like old fashioned lamps in the trees. the red chestnut flower is a hybrid, now that’s what i call red light special!

keep the fire burning

keep the fire burningduring fall you find them along the streets, all over italy, roasting their chestnuts. a warm handful to keep the cold winds away. this lady kept the people in the streets of torino warm.

you’ll find a nice evening capture of roasting from sicily over at my wife’s blog, @¬†picture this.