The raisin is a grape subjected to a drying process. Is obtained from Sultana, a grape variety mainly used to produce raisins as being seedless and rich in sugar.

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Italian Castagnaccio (chestnut flour cake) recipe

In Italy we call it "castagnaccio" and it is a cake made with chestnut flour. Nowadays we find castagnaccio in many autumn festivals and we consider it as a cake, but in the past castagnaccio was a poor dish of the Apennines area where chestnuts were a staple food of rural populations.