In the middle of this I had my tent always standing, being a piece of a sail spread over poles, set up for that purpose, and which never wanted any repair or renewing; and under this I had made me a squab
or couch with the skins of the creatures I had killed, and with other soft things, and a blanket laid on them, such as belonged to our sea-bedding, which I had saved; and a great watch-coat to cover me.
There were pears and apples, clustered high in blooming pyramids; there were bunches of grapes, made, in the shopkeepers' benevolence to dangle from conspicuous hooks, that people's mouths might water gratis as they passed; there were piles of filberts, mossy and brown, recalling, in their fragrance, ancient walks among the woods, and pleasant shufflings ankle deep through withered leaves; there were Norfolk Biffins, squab
and swarthy, setting off the yellow of the oranges and lemons, and, in the great compactness of their juicy persons, urgently entreating and beseeching to be carried home in paper bags and eaten after dinner.
When he experimented in a small way at raising a few pigeons for market, he found no less zest in calculating in squabs
than formerly when he had calculated in millions.
With these words, Kate hurried away, to hide the traces of emotion that were stealing down her face, and to prepare herself for the walk, while Mrs Nickleby amused her brother-in-law by giving him, with many tears, a detailed account of the dimensions of a rosewood cabinet piano they had possessed in their days of affluence, together with a minute description of eight drawing-room chairs, with turned legs and green chintz squabs
to match the curtains, which had cost two pounds fifteen shillings apiece, and had gone at the sale for a mere nothing.
In addition to being another word for a stuffed cushion, a squab
is a young pigeon.
Ours included squab
pigeon with Hereford snail Bolognese, tender Welsh lamb rump and shoulder with Jerusalem artichoke and hazelnuts and dark chocolate tart with confit orange sorbet.
(https://www.bingingwithbabish.com/recipes/2017/7/14/pigeon-pie-with-wild-game-inspired-by-game-of-thrones?rq=game%20of%20thrones) Binging With Babish includes squab
, boar, rabbit and bacon in this "Game of Thrones" recipe.
The standard four-seat model features Jaguar's latest front Performance seats with magnesium frames, plus a more heavily contoured rear squab
to maximise support.
But it's a pub too, and you'll find locals propping up the bar as well as couples sitting down to romantic meals of Dorset crab ravioli and squab
pigeon with braised endive and puy lentils.
Tutt, 36, impressed judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace with three final dishes inspired by his MasterChef journey - a roast scallop and smoked cauliflower starter, a squab
pigeon breast main with spiced cherries, and a bitter chocolate and ale ice cream dessert.
But it was the 35-yearold's main course of squab
pigeon breast and bon-bon, heritage beetroot, baby turnip, spiced cherries, bread sauce and game jus that blew away judges John Torode and Greg Wallace.
"I've put my heart and soul into it and it's been an absolute pleasure, up there with the happiest days of my life." Kenny's winning meal involved roast scallops, a squab
pigeon breast main and a bitter chocolate dessert.