Category Archives: Recipes

These are recipes that are firm family favourites at Pigeon Cottage HQ plus a few new experiments we’d like to share.

Apricot and chocolate almond cake

When fresh apricots are in season, the pairing of almonds and chocolate in this delicious sponge dessert is simply perfect.¬†Serve with creme fra√éche or vanilla ice cream on the side and/or a compote of fresh apricots baked in the oven … Continue reading

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Pasta with basil, mushrooms and chicken

You could make this quick and delicious pasta supper as a vegetarian dish but I love this with leftover shredded roast chicken as part of my ‘one chicken, three suppers’ weekly menu plan. The basil gives it a lovely fresh … Continue reading

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Lemon syrup loaf cake

I do love a fancy cake but sometimes the plain looking ‘Cinderella’ ones pack the best flavour punch. This lemon syrup loaf is made with buttermilk in the batter so it’s really light and moist. It’s perfect if you want … Continue reading

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