Author Archives: Janet Davies @pigeoncottage

About Janet Davies @pigeoncottage

Food lover, author, cook!

Masala daal

I love the flavours of India and finding dishes that work well as part of my low-carb eating regime. This spicy chickpea daal really ticks a lot of boxes. Eat it by itself for lunch with a hard boiled egg or … Continue reading

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Mussel pilaf with dill

Rick Stein has made some wonderful food and travel programmes, we’ve loved the recent one about Cornwall, the rerun of Secret France and repeats of Long Weekends. We saw this  mussel pilaf being made at a restaurant in the Thessaloniki … Continue reading

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Ox cheek ragout with porcini mushrooms

I love oxtail stew but it is a bit of a faff getting all the meat off the bones. Ox cheek, delivers all the flavour of oxtail without the faff! Long, slow braising is the secret to getting the meat … Continue reading

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