Chop or crumble the chestnuts and quickly bake them in a frying pan with olive oil until golden. Leave to drain on kitchen paper. Cook your spelt according to package instructions, drain and leave to cool.
Peel and chop your apple into cubes. I had a small apple and used about 3/4 of the apple.
Tear your ham in strips. Cut the chives into small bits.
Make the dressing by combining the dressing ingredients and stir until combined. Taste and add salt and peper where needed.
Assemble the salad by putting all ingredients in a bowl and stirring them through. Put some dressing through the salad and serve extra on the side