Many chestnuts have been fallen on the ground by the gust of a typhoon today. After boiling chestnuts in hot water for a couple of minutes, the astringent skin is carefully peeled off. This procedure is most tiring and takes a bit of time. Together with seasoning by soy sauce. sake and so forth, the naked chestnuts which have been watered for some time are put into the rice. The rice is also already washed and stayed alone for some time. Lastly, the cooker is powered on.
Here it is the delicious chestnut rice on the table. It is a dish typical for this season. Wondering if father knows how much we appreciate his planting the chestnut tree. It is a great heritage to the next generation to plant such trees.