traditional chestnut cake

Dense, flavourful, and not over sweet, this is the traditional country chestnut cake of Italy, prepared in a dozen difference ways up and down the Big Boot. Often quite similar to castagnaccio; sometimes topped with a mix of ricotta and cream.

In August, Agnino in Fivizzano (Tuscany) holds a Sagra di Pattona.

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