Author Archives: Janet Davies @pigeoncottage

About Janet Davies @pigeoncottage

Food lover, author, cook!

Roasted red pepper, tomato and basil pasta salad

Roasted red peppers, both fresh and sun-dried tomatoes and basil are the perfect summer flavour combination. Add some orzo and a tangy dressing and you’ve got a vegan dish, serve with burrata for vegetarians or it makes the perfect accompaniment … Continue reading

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Asparagus with lemony yoghurt dressing

Jersey Royal new potatoes and fresh British asparagus are the great joys of spring vegetables. I made this dish as part of my offering for the Coronation Big Lunch buffet we enjoyed recently with friends. ‘Captain Bob’ cooked us some … Continue reading

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Coronation Morning Tea

Like many families, we’ll be watching the historic Coronation of King Charles 111 on tv tomorrow. The key coverage starts from about 10am so I’ll be putting together a ‘morning tea’ for us to snack on throughout the proceedings; I’m … Continue reading

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Orzo Greek salad

I love a Greek salad for lunch but sometimes you want a little more substance for supper so I made my classic Greek salad but, as an experiment, mixed in some orzo pasta. Dear Reader, it was delicious; served with … Continue reading

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