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.

Spicy shepherds pie

These early autumn days can be warm and sunny but the minute the sun goes down it’s properly chilly. It’s time to bring out the big comfort food guns and this spicy shepherd’s pie is just the job. A real … Continue reading

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Pasta with smoked sriracha sauce

When I need a tasty store-cupboard ingredients vegan supper recipe up my sleeve that will also suit the non-vegans, I usually turn to some kind of pasta dish. I really love smoky sriracha hot sauce (I like the Eaten Alive … Continue reading

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Celebration cake

Sometimes, you want to make a special cake that everyone wants to be the first to taste. This is one of those cakes. I’ve made it for my daughter’s birthday party and as a dessert cake for a friend’s wedding … Continue reading

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Linguine with sour cream and basil sauce

As we’ve had such a fantastic hot and dry summer, I’ve grown fresh basil outside very successfully. The sunshine has given the basil a distinct and peppery flavour that you don’t get from the shop bought kind but you can … Continue reading

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