optional: sauteed ground meats, onions, shallots, garlic, egg, herbs, seasonings of choice
1. Cut the chestnuts in half and boil them in water until tender
2. Remove shells and inner peel or boil in the intact shells with a cross hatch cut in the flat bottom to aid peeling.
3. Cool and crumble the pieces into a large mixing bowl.
4. Add sautéed ground meats and sausage, sautéed onions or shallots or garlic, .... egg and herbs and seasonings of your choice.
5. Blend well and stuff :)