Chestnut Roasting Pan. Vintage Pan for Roasting Chestnuts.
This is a vintage, French, specialist chestnut roasting pan. This invaluable chestnut roaster is a pan, with holes on the bottom.
Designed to perfectly roast chestnuts outdoors or indoors on an open fire in the hearth.
Great for displaying in a rustic farmhouse, country kitchen setting, it has a hole at the end of the handle to hang on the fireplace in the hearth.
Ideal for Autumn and Winter celebrations and parties, such as Bonfire night, All Hallows Eve, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Who doesn't love the smell of chestnuts roasting on an open fire, along with a glass of mulled wine!
The pan has genuine, authentic patina (some scratches and rust) which adds to the rustic charm of the piece. It is perfectly functional and has many, many happy hours of roasting still to come.
Designed with a long, steep angled, handle (27.5cms/ 10¾") so you don't get too close to the fire, it measures 28cms/ 11" diameter and is 5cms/ 2" deep. It weighs 600gms/ 1.3 lbs. It's diameter size "28" is stamped into the handle.
If you would like to try roasting chestnuts here's how to do it:
Rinse chestnuts in a colander, and then transfer them to a towel and pat dry.
Use a sharp knife to cut an X on the flat-side of each chestnut (this allows steam to escape as the chestnut roasts so it doesn't explode).
Place chestnuts in the pan.
Place pan over the fire but not in the fire and cook, shaking the pan occasionally, until all sides of the nuts are roasted. Chestnuts will be fragrant, browned and starting to pop open where you scored them with a knife.
Carefully pull a chestnut out of the pan and pierce it with a knife. If it is tender, the nuts are done.
Transfer chestnuts to a towel and let sit until cool enough to handle. While the nuts are still warm, use your fingers to peel off the outer shell.
sing along now......."Chestnuts roasting on an open fire.........."
We offer FREE worldwide shipping.
Your purchase will be carefully packaged and shipped from France.
It will be fully tracked, signed for and insured.
Sign up at the bottom of this page to receive our newsletter and discount/sales offers.
Thank you for visiting,
FREE Worldwide Shipping, Always Tracked, Signed For and Insured.
All packages are shipped via French La Poste's Premium Service "Colissimo International" or UPS/ DHL "International Express" Services.