Author Archives: Janet Davies @pigeoncottage

About Janet Davies @pigeoncottage

Food lover, author, cook!

Tabbouleh, Pigeon Cottage-style

Tabbouleh, a salad with a base of bulgur wheat and soft green herbs, is a classic Middle Eastern dish we love to eat all through the summer. There are lots of different recipes for this, some have more herbs than … Continue reading

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Pasta alla Caprese

The famous Italian Caprese salad is made of sliced ripe tomatoes and mozzarella with basil leaves. This pasta dish uses virtually the same ingredients to make a light and fresh-tasting pasta sauce and I top it with toasted breadcrumbs for … Continue reading

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Coleslaw with smoked sriracha dressing

With summer around the corner, it’s time to turn to salad making fit for your BBQ feasts. Coleslaw is a classic summer salad but I’m not massively keen on the common or garden kind; it just seems a bit boring. … Continue reading

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Cauliflower and leek cheese with chorizo gratin

I do love a good cauliflower cheese as a midweek supper with some fat brown sausages on the side. To ring the changes, add some steamed leeks or broccoli to the cauliflower cheese, a gratin layer of thin chorizo slices … Continue reading

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