Rolls, cakes, crostates and pies can be made from this autumn forest fruit.
Chestnuts contain a rich nutritional and energy value. Recommended for children, athletes, pregnant women and the elderly. Helps with kidney and digestive problems. Chestnut tea helps to relieve the symptoms of asthma and bronchitis. Chestnuts can be consumed in soups and salads. It is rich in minerals, B-complex vitamins, vitamins Ai C.m Chestnut contains potassium, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, sulfur, chlorine, copper, iron and manganese. It belongs to the group of nuts. In relation to nuts, almonds and hazelnuts from the group of nuts, only chestnut
contains vitamin C. Also, chestnut has a lower fat content but a high starch content. Formerly neglected forest fruit, thanks to chestnut enthusiasts and lovers, this forest fruit is becoming more popular. In recent years, during the autumn, interesting events dedicated to this forest fruit called Kestenijade have become increasingly popular. Chestnut Festival, which is locally known as kestenijada is a very popular type of food festival in Autumn(October) all over the world. Among other interesting events, you can taste all range of chestnuts products: roasted chestnuts, chestnuts desserts and chestnut honey.
Baked chestnuts contain more vitamins while cooked chestnuts have more minerals.
Chestnut has a special structure in brown shades. The taste is sweet and mild. Chestnut contains potassium, folic acid and dietary fiber necessary for the proper functioning of the digestive system. This is a food that has a higher energy value. 100 grams of baked chestnut contains about 245 kcal. The chestnut fruit is very nutritious although it is difficult to digest.