Author Archives: Janet Davies @pigeoncottage

About Janet Davies @pigeoncottage

Food lover, author, cook!

Swedish potato salad

Perfect with plain grilled salmon or smoked salmon, this Swedish potato salad is simple to make and a great ‘make ahead’ dish if you’ve got guests. Use new potatoes or a firm, waxy variety like Charlotte, a generous handful of … Continue reading

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Tavas – Cypriot braised beef with potatoes, tomato and oregano

Tavas is a popular dish from the island of Cyprus that is incredibly simple to make and full of robust Mediterranean flavours. The Cypriots often use cinnamon in savoury dishes; they sprinkle it on chicken skin and over potatoes before … Continue reading

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Parisian peaches

Many years ago, I went to a family-run restaurant in the suburbs of Paris for a working lunch. I can’t remember what else I ate on that warm summer day but I still dream about this dessert –  luscious peaches … Continue reading

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