Author Archives: Janet Davies @pigeoncottage

About Janet Davies @pigeoncottage

Food lover, author, cook!

The perfect roast chicken

Much has been written on the topic of the perfect roast chicken. I’ve tried many and various recipes but I think that this is actually THE ONE! Obviously, the most important thing is to buy a decent quality chook in … Continue reading

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Cauliflower cheese and bacon filo pie

I’m always on the lookout for new and unusual ways to serve vegetables so I was intrigued when I came across an Ottolenghi recipe for cauliflower cheese but reimagined as a pie. I’ve changed the ingredients, added strips of crisp … Continue reading

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Gratin dauphinois

There are many recipes for this classic French dish that is so perfect with roast beef but this is my favourite version. The mixture of milk and cream makes it lighter than one made with 100% cream and is easier … Continue reading

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