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?

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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.