arrostire castagne

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the verb expression arrostire castagne, which means to roast chestnuts.

Take note that arrostire is an -isc- verb (like preferire).

Do you enjoy roasted chestnuts during the holiday period? In Rome, you often encounter sellers roasting chestnuts on the sidewalk during the holiday season in Italy.

See the verb expression used below:

A Roma si sa che Natale è arrivato quando i venditori arrostiscono castagne per strada e te le vendono per pochi centesimi.

In Rome you know Christmas has arrived when vendors are roasting chestnuts on the street, and they sell them to you for just a few cents.

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