The 1st of November marks the start of the festival of Magosto, celebrating the chestnut harvest. It is observed in northern Spain and Portugal.
Water Chestnut Flour is made from dried, ground water chestnuts. The nuts are boiled, peeled, dried then ground into flour. The flour, which is actually a starch rather than a flour, is bright white fine powder. It’s primary use is as a thickener. It is also used in Asian recipes to make batters for deep-frying….