It is quite visible from the earth; and astronomers can study it with ease, particularly during the phase between the last quarter and the new moon, because then the shadows are thrown lengthways
from east to west, allowing them to measure the heights.
He gave Ulysses some slices cut lengthways
down the loin as a mark of especial honour, and Ulysses was much pleased.
When they had done all this and had prepared the feast, they ate it, and every man had his full and equal share, so that all were satisfied, and King Agamemnon gave Ajax some slices cut lengthways
down the loin, as a mark of special honour.
Cut the peppers in half lengthways
, remove any seeds, slice and add to the salad.
INGREDIENTS 1tbsp olive oil; 15g butter; 2 red onions, sliced; sea salt and freshly ground black pepper; 2 eggs; 2 egg yolks; 300ml double cream; 100ml full-fat milk; 2 small courgettes, around 225g, thinly sliced, lengthways
; 3 courgette flowers, sliced lengthways
; 175g crumbled Wensleydale cheese For the pastry: 300g plain flour, plus a little extra for dusting; 150g butter, chilled and diced; a pinch of sea salt; a few thyme sprigs, leaves picked (optional); 1 egg, beaten METHOD 1.
Ready in 30 minutes 8 frozen white fish portions, such as coley or pollock, thawed 60g wholemeal bread, crumbed 1 tsp dried fish seasoning 1 tsp onion granules 1 egg, beaten Low-calorie cooking spray 2 x 560g cans new potatoes in water, drained and halved lengthways
Vegetables, to serve 1 Preheat the oven to 200degC/fan 180degC/gas 6 and line a baking sheet with non-stick baking paper.
Remove the shells and then cut lengthways
Trim the chicory and halve lengthways
. Trim the celery and cut 10cm from the base, saving the top half for other cooking, and reserving the inner yellow leaves.
Prep 10 min Cook 35 min Serves 4 For the chutney 1.2kg butternut squash 3 tbsp rapeseed oil A1/2 tsp cumin seeds 2 finger-sized dried Kashmiri chillies, broken into pieces 15g coconut chips (ie, a handful) - I like Daylesford Organic) 1 tsp salt 1 tsp tamarind paste For the squash coconut fry Rapeseed oil 1 tsp black mustard seeds A1/2 tsp cumin seeds 16 curry leaves 3 green finger chillies, slit lengthways
3 small or 2 large shallots, peeled, halved and finely sliced 3 garlic cloves, peeled and cut into very thin slices 1 A1/2 tsp tamarind paste 20g coconut chips (ie, a large handful) 1 A1/4 tsp salt Peel the squash, then cut it in half lengthways
and scoop out the pulp and seeds: you should end up with 200g of peel, pulp and seeds (if not, bulk it out with a little more peel).
Ben, via email ATHE best way to handle a cactus is to use a piece of paper folded several times lengthways
, to create a fairly impenetrable strip.
INGREDIENTS: (Serves 4) 2 large fresh crabs (ask your fishmonger to prepare for you and reserve the shells) 175ml extra virgin olive oil 12 fresh raw king prawns, shell on 4 garlic cloves, sliced lengthways
2 red chillies, sliced lengthways
into strips 2 handfuls of fresh parsley leaves 250ml white wine 1 lemon, cut into quarters, to serve Slices of bread, to serve Salt METHOD: 1.
Brilliant INGREDIENTS 1 pork belly (21/2-3kg), bone and skin removed; 3tbsp rapeseed oil; 2tbsp sea salt; 2 leeks, halved lengthways
; 2 carrots, halved lengthways
; 4 sticks celery, halved lengthways
; 8 peppercorns; 12 bunches of thyme, of which 4 should be stripped of leaves; 1 pint perry (or pear cider); 5 firm pears (4 halved and cored, 1 finely diced) METHOD 1.