Author Archives: Janet Davies @pigeoncottage

About Janet Davies @pigeoncottage

Food lover, author, cook!

Rigatoni pasta bake

Sometimes, you just want a simple family crowdpleaser that uses store cupboard ingredients and can be scaled to feed more hungry mouths just by tweaking the amount of pasta you use. This is that dish. I’ve used chorizo as the … Continue reading

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Sri Lankan moules

I love a classic French Moules a la Marinere with a crisp Muscadet and cream sauce but this Sri Lankan version makes a delicious change. I was given a copy of the Hoppers cookbook (a small chain of excellent Sri … Continue reading

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Oven-roasted ratatouille

As a traditional ratatouille is usually made with aubergine, courgette, basil and tomato (fresh and sun-dried are my preference), it might feel like a summer dish but we eat it all year round. It’s delicious as a filling side dish … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from Pigeon Cottage 2022!

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 archive. The Pigeon Cottage Kitchen blog will celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2023. … Continue reading

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