cider-press

cider-press

n
a type of press used to extract the juice from apples to make cider
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On all sides he beheld vast store of apples: some hanging in oppressive opulence on the trees; some gathered into baskets and barrels for the market; others heaped up in rich piles for the cider-press. Farther on he beheld great fields of Indian corn, with its golden ears peeping from their leafy coverts, and holding out the promise of cakes and hasty- pudding; and the yellow pumpkins lying beneath them, turning up their fair round bellies to the sun, and giving ample prospects of the most luxurious of pies; and anon he passed the fragrant buckwheat fields breathing the odor of the beehive, and as he beheld them, soft anticipations stole over his mind of dainty slap-jacks, well buttered, and garnished with honey or treacle, by the delicate little dimpled hand of Katrina Van Tassel.
At Killerton, Devon, you can see a 200-year-old giant hand-cranked cider-press in action and try the estate's own brew.
From apple-bobbing to cider-press demonstrations, the Mid-Wales eco centre will be putting on apple-themed activities.