Once more Mowgli stared, as he had stared at the rebellious cubs, full into the beryl-green eyes till the red glare behind their green went out like the light of a lighthouse shut off twenty miles across the sea; till the eyes dropped, and the big head with them--dropped lower and lower, and the red rasp of a tongue grated
on Mowgli's instep.
Then she seized Hansel with her shrivelled hand, carried him into a little stable, and locked him in behind a grated
The old roan, so famous for cross-country work, turning his large eyeball to the grated
window near his rack, may remember the fresh leaves that glisten there at other times and the scents that stream in, and may have a fine run with the hounds, while the human helper, clearing out the next stall, never stirs beyond his pitchfork and birch-broom.
Blaize Castle remained her only comfort; towards that, she still looked at intervals with pleasure; though rather than be disappointed of the promised walk, and especially rather than be thought ill of by the Tilneys, she would willingly have given up all the happiness which its walls could supply -- the happiness of a progress through a long suite of lofty rooms, exhibiting the remains of magnificent furniture, though now for many years deserted -- the happiness of being stopped in their way along narrow, winding vaults, by a low, grated
door; or even of having their lamp, their only lamp, extinguished by a sudden gust of wind, and of being left in total darkness.
The car just touched the level of this plane, which happened to be quite even, and it glided over a soil composed of sharp pebbles that grated
as it passed.
He knelt down, said his prayers, and observed, not without a feeling of sincere joy, that, laying his head on the block, and keeping his eyes open, he would be able to his last moment to see the grated window of the Buytenhof.
And the same sun, yellow and pale, as it behooves a Dutch sun to be, was shining in the skies; and the same grated window looked down upon him from the Buytenhof; and the same rabble, no longer yelling, but completely thunderstruck, were staring at him from the streets below.
After many fruitless attempts to gain admittance to the prison, he found a strongly grated
window in an unguarded part of the building, which lighted the dungeon of the unfortunate Muhammadan, who, loaded with chains, waited in despair the execution of the barbarous sentence.
Stir-fried ginger miso steak with broccoli Serves 2 Ingredients 200g/7oz lean sirloin steak, fat removed 1 tbsp miso paste (I used Clearspring) Thumb-sized piece ginger, half finely grated
, half cut into matchsticks 4 garlic cloves, 1 finely grated
, 3 sliced 175g/6oz broccoli, cut into florets 2 star anise 2 nests of wholewheat noodles 4 spring onions, cut into lengths, then finely shredded into long strips 2 tsp rapeseed oil 175g/6oz button mushrooms Reduced-salt soy sauce and sesame oil Method 1 Cut steak into strips across the grain, then mix with miso, grated
ginger and grated
Divide between four plates, sprinkle with grated
parmesan and serve.
COURGETTE AND GORGONZOLA RISOTTO (serves 4) INGREDIENTS 200g butter (100g for frying the grated
courgettes, 75g for the rice and 25g to finish) 4 medium-large courgettes grated
1 clove garlic finely diced 400g rice (Carnaroli or Vialone Nano rice) 100g onion (white - finely diced) 150ml white wine (good quality) 3ltrs light vegetable stock 250g Parmigano reggiano (grated
) 150g creamy Gorgonzola (add as much or as little as you like) Salt and pepper to taste METHOD 1.
INGREDIENTS 8 slices of good sourdough bread 2tbsp unsalted butter 1tbsp plain flour 400ml milk Freshly grated
nutmeg Dijon mustard 280g grated
cheese (a mixture of Emmental, Gruyere and Cheddar is good) 160g good-quality, sliced ham Salt Black pepper METHOD 1.
KIDS will love worms (spaghetti) with dirt (meat) balls FOR THE MEATBALLS: 300g good quality pork sausages 500g lean beef mince 1 small onion, coarsely grated
1 carrot, finely grated
1 tbsp dried oregano 50g Parmesan, finely grated
, plus extra to serve 1 medium egg 1 tbsp olive oil For the tomato sauce: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 courgette, coarsely grated
3 garlic cloves, finely grated
1 tbsp tomato puree pinch caster sugar splash red wine vinegar 2x 400g tins chopped tomatoes To serve Cooked spaghetti METHOD: Children: Squeeze all the sausage meat out of the skins into a large bowl and add the mince.
INGREDIENTS 580g black beans (cooked & drained), 1 heaped tsp crushed cumin seeds 1-2 finely chopped jalapenos Handful of chopped coriander 1 chopped red onion 41/2 tbsp cornflour Salt & pepper 125g grated
raw beetroot Mix all the ingredients together.
APPLE AND CARROT CAKE INGREDIENTS 175g honey 175ml sunflower oil 3 eggs 2 small apples (peeled, cored and diced into 1cm pieces) 150g grated
carrot 30g walnuts (finely chopped) 50g raisins 50g dates (finely chopped) Zest of an orange 170g gluten-free flour 1tsp bicarbonate soda 1tsp baking powder 1tsp ground cinnamon 1/2tsp grated
nutmeg 10g linseeds METHOD 1 PREHEAT the oven to 170degC.