- 400 g chestnuts, boiled
- 150 g granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 500 g water
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- In a saucepan, add the boiled chestnuts, sugar, vanilla extract and water.
- Boil without a lid for 25-30 minutes.
- As soon as the liquid level reduces and there is about 1 cm left in the saucepan, remove from heat.
- Transfer the contents of the saucepan to food processor and beat until all of the ingredients are completely combined and pureed.
- When ready, transfer to a bowl. You can store this mixture in the refrigerator for up to 10 days.
- You can use the chestnut puree to make a paris-brest, chestnut sweetbread and so much more!
Nutrition information per 100 gr.
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.