This nut," he continued, with playful solemnity, "while so many of his brethren have fallen and been trodden under foot, is still in possession of all the happiness that a hazel nut
can be supposed capable of.
However, an unlucky school-boy aimed a hazel nut
directly at my head, which very narrowly missed me; otherwise it came with so much violence, that it would have infallibly knocked out my brains, for it was almost as large as a small pumpkin, but I had the satisfaction to see the young rogue well beaten, and turned out of the room.
One of these, a stout well-set yeoman, arrayed in Lincoln green, having twelve arrows stuck in his belt, with a baldric and badge of silver, and a bow of six feet length in his hand, turned short round, and while his countenance, which his constant exposure to weather had rendered brown as a hazel nut
, grew darker with anger, he advised the Jew to remember that all the wealth he had acquired by sucking the blood of his miserable victims had but swelled him like a bloated spider, which might be overlooked while he kept in a comer, but would be crushed if it ventured into the light.
It was made of small juicy clams, scarcely bigger than hazel nuts
, mixed with pounded ship biscuit, and salted pork cut up into little flakes; the whole enriched with butter, and plentifully seasoned with pepper and salt.
The lane they followed was so solitary that the hazel nuts
had remained on the boughs till they slipped from their shells, and the blackberries hung in heavy clusters.
It always makes me smile that the confident male catkins are well recognised as they show off and herald the spring and the little humble female flowers are the ones that go unnoticed and yet do all the work to produce the hazel nut
in the autumn.
It comes despite a plunge in the cost of hazel nut
Many growers have responded to Eastern filbert blight, a deadly fungus that has decimated hazel nut
orchards, by replacing diseased trees with younger disease- resistant varieties.
Abstractions includes colors such as grape and apricot, dahlia red, stonewashed blue, hazel nut
and vineyard green.
The nuts and seeds oils are made from gently pressed nuts and seeds like almonds, Siberian cedar nut, hazel nut
, apricot kernel, walnut, flax, sesame, grapeseed, pumpkin seed etc, some of which are roasted to lend an extra flavour.
Eat it grilled or poached with a cherry tomato, roasted hazel nut
and smoked paprika salsa.
When she held the hazel nut
in her hand she said, "He made it.