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The Hot Roasted Chestnuts

Apr 2nd, 2010 Posted in Culture | no comment »

Well, I was extremely lucky to find someone who sells roasted chestnuts(糖炒栗子) in a van, in Toronto(It’s been years that I haven’t had a bag of roasted chestnuts.)  I actually smell the chestnuts immediately before I approached the van…the smell combines with those old time Hutong memories in Beijing, plus the sweet scents from the chestnut itself…I remember I used to wait in lines to get a bag of hot roasted chestnuts; usually during the winter, this would be the most appropriate time to eat the chestnuts since they were really hot, and can helped to keep your hands warm. Read the rest of this entry »