The chestnut seller, turning up the collar of his coat, told him he should probably be moving shortly, as he thought it was going to snow.
The chestnut seller, both before and after receiving a sovereign, swore stubbornly that he had watched the door and seen no visitor enter.
They descended, passing the man with the pail, who again asseverated that he had let no intruder pass, down to the commissionaire and the hovering chestnut man, who rigidly reasserted their own watchfulness.
Quest as he would through the Piedmont hills and along the many-gated back-road to Berkeley, Daylight saw nothing of Dede Mason and her chestnut
we'll talk over the voyage and the parting quietly half-an-hour or so, while the stars enter into their shining life up in heaven yonder: here is the chestnut
tree: here is the bench at its old roots.
and as if scorning to say more to the frightened and shamefaced count, he lashed the heaving flanks of his sweating chestnut
gelding with all the anger the count had aroused and flew off after the hounds.
As the raven drove along her four chestnut
horses, she said sorrowfully to herself, 'I know he has fallen asleep.
He was really beautiful, with the contentment of his face, straight as the trunk of a chestnut
, his old velvet coat thrown back, his shirt of coarse cloth open at the breast, so that one saw the play of the ribs.
Unlike many other nuts, chestnuts
are high in carbohydrates (43 grams for every 3-ounce serving).
3 medium-size fresh, free-range eggs 95g unrefined golden caster sugar 20g unsalted butter, melted and cooled 95g plain flour A pinch of salt FOR THE MERINGUE: 2 free-range egg whites 110g refined white caster sugar FOR THE CHESTNUT
CREAM: 300ml whipping cream 4 tsp sweetened chestnut
paste FOR THE CHESTNUT
PUREE: 1 x 250g tin sweetened chestnut
paste 1 tablespoon icing sugar, sifted A little milk A splash of rum (optional) EXTRAS: A few whole, peeled chestnuts
(I used the vac-pac ones) A little unrefined golden caster sugar for caramelising Icing sugar and cocoa for dusting Baking parchment Piping bag and nozzle METHOD: For the sponge, heat the oven to 180oC / Gas 4.
Among other initiatives listed on Bernheim's site, they were working with the American Chestnut
Foundation to introduce hybrid chestnuts
to eastern hardwood forests.
With the success of his young chestnuts
, Rea is now moving forward with a plan to create a seed-breeding orchard in Maine, where he will grow highly blight-resistant chestnuts
, and then cull all but one out of every 150 to arrive at the genetic cream of the crop for cross-breeding.