Author Archives: Janet Davies @pigeoncottage

About Janet Davies @pigeoncottage

Food lover, author, cook!

Chilled pea gazpacho

I love a traditional tomato-based gazpacho so I was intrigued to see a fresh pea gazpacho on the menu of my favourite local restaurant. It was beyond delicious so here is my best-guess version recipe of how to make it … Continue reading

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Root slaw with cranberries and dill

My friend Jo is a big Ottolenghi recipe fan and she recently served an unusual slaw combo at a BBQ that I absolutely loved. This is my version, inspired by that salad. The base is shredded root vegetables – I … Continue reading

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Orzo with mushrooms

Orzo, also known as risoni, looks just like little grains of rice although it’s actually a type of short cut pasta. You can use it in lots of dishes as an alternative to rice like risotto (orzotto)and pilafs or add … Continue reading

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