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with chestnuts from Villarfocchiardo (TO) that produces the best tasting fruit, which is also the best suited to being candied. These are boiled for over 5 hours, hand peeled and candied for eight days in the finest sugar without using glucose to give a superb handcrafted finished product.
Photograph 1: peeled chestnuts placed in the tin-plated copper cauldrons to be candied.
The marron glacé cycle:
1) Raw 2) Boiling for 5 hours 3) Peeled 4) Removing the second skin 5) Final product candied and iced