Author Archives: Janet Davies @pigeoncottage

About Janet Davies @pigeoncottage

Food lover, author, cook!

Perfect strogonoff

We had a wonderful joint of rare roast beef at the weekend and, unusually, there was a fair bit leftover – time for a cheat’s strogonoff for supper! I trimmed my rare beef into thin strips and added them to the … Continue reading

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Christmas @PigeonCottage

It’s almost Christmas! Got it all under control? Well, if you need some helpful tips or extra party food ideas, it could be time to visit the Pigeon Cottage archive! #TheFridayRecipe will be back in 2018! Happy holidays!   Pigeon Cottage … Continue reading

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Mafalda Corta pasta with parsley pesto and pepper sauce

I’m a big fan of Sainsbury’s ‘Taste the difference’ range of dried pasta and I’ve tried most of the range now. The Italians use specific pasta shapes to work with particular types of sauces and the Mafalda Corta I used … Continue reading

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Bloody Mary Brisket

I do love a good bloody Mary so when I came across this Jamie Oliver ‘Comfort Food’ recipe for a brisket cooked slowly in bloody Mary mix, I just had to give it a go. I added some beef stock … Continue reading

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Baked chicken in harissa sauce

I love this chicken dish, one of those ‘What’s left in the fridge on Friday?’ recipes that just turns out to be a big hit. The yoghurt and rose harissa sauce is rich and spicy a bit like a Middle Eastern curry … Continue reading

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