On the tray was a bottle of herb wine, different kinds of vodka, pickled mushrooms
, rye cakes made with buttermilk, honey in the comb, still mead and sparkling mead, apples, nuts (raw and roasted), and nut-and-honey sweets.
Sometimes you will find mushrooms
inside the ring, and these are fairy chairs that the servants have forgotten to clear away.
As for any sense of commercial honour - my dear Trent, one might as well expect diamonds to spring up like mushrooms
under our feet.
There was watercress soup, and sole, and a delightful omelette stuffed with mushrooms
and truffles, and two small rare ducklings, and artichokes, and a dry yellow Rhone wine of which Bartley had always been very fond.
Well, if you must know, I found a tin of mushrooms
and a package of egg-powder which had fallen down behind the locker, and there are other things as well that will go into it.
Then she set herself to look for mushrooms
or for truffles, going over to Grenoble to sell them.
And his dungeon was hot and musty; it smelt of gas and mushrooms
, and seemed to be somewhere 120 feet below the ground.
For example, if the whole target is represented by the fungus family and the bull's eye by mushrooms
, a vague thought which can only hit the target as a whole is not much use from a culinary point of view.
And do you suppose that that woman, of that family, who are as proud as the Bourbons, and to whom the Steynes are but lackeys, mushrooms
of yesterday (for after all, they are not of the Old Gaunts, but of a minor and doubtful branch of the house); do you suppose, I say (the reader must bear in mind that it is always Tom Eaves who speaks) that the Marchioness of Steyne, the haughtiest woman in England, would bend down to her husband so submissively if there were not some cause?
The efforts of Agafea Mihalovna and the cook, that the dinner should be particularly good, only ended in two famished friends attacking the preliminary course, eating a great deal of bread and butter, salt goose and salted mushrooms
, and in Levin's finally ordering the soup to be served without the accompaniment of little pies, with which the cook had particularly meant to impress their visitor.
I am talking of the poisonous plants which flourish in the world of conspirators, like evil mushrooms
in a dark cellar.
and cucumbers, of course, you must not give him; he'd better not have meat either, and .