Author Archives: Janet Davies @pigeoncottage

About Janet Davies @pigeoncottage

Food lover, author, cook!

Cherry clafoutis

The markets are brimming with fat, juicy black cherries right now. I’d happily eat my own body weight in them just as they are, but I’ve been dying to make this classic dessert from the Limousin region of France too … Continue reading

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BBQ butterflied leg of lamb with tahini yoghurt sauce

This BBQ lamb is a total crowd pleaser for weekend friends and family gathering. Charred and delicious on the outside, pink and juicy on the inside, it’s perfectly complemented by the tahini yoghurt sauce. I serve it with piles of … Continue reading

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Tomato and basil summer pudding

At this time of year, not only is there usually a glut of tomatoes but with all the sunshine we’ve had, the flavour will be at its absolute best. So, this tomato and basil summer pudding I found in an old … Continue reading

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50% off to try Pasta Evangelist!

I love proper fresh pasta dishes so I was intrigued to try this upmarket artisan pasta by post company. They are called Pasta Evangelists and have impressive backers – Giles Coren (food critic for The Times), Prue Leith (Bakeoff judge) … Continue reading

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Linguine with black garlic cream and basil sauce

I went to the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower show in July with my daughter and she treated me to a pot of delicious black garlic cloves from the Isle of Wight Garlic Farm. It’s made by leaving it to age … Continue reading

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