The sun never shines in Moscow.
I love chestnuts. When I was young and we learnt about all the things that the ‘discovery’ of the Americas brought to Europe, a very long time was spent talking about food, changes in diet, and the potato. Before the potato my ancestors ate a variety of things, among them lots and lots of chestnuts. The potato is superior to the chestnut in many regards: easy to grow and isn’t cased by both a prickly outside and a hard shell,…