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.

Gratin dauphinois

There are many recipes for this classic French dish that is so perfect with roast beef but this is my favourite version. The mixture of milk and cream makes it lighter than one made with 100% cream and is easier … Continue reading

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Hot smoked salmon on a bed of pasta with spinach

I came across some fabulous hot smoked salmon at my local farmers market recently (Wyken Vineyards since you ask!) and created this dish to showcase it. You could use unsmoked salmon fillets but the flavour of the hot smoked version … Continue reading

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Burrata with tomatoes and pestade

Burrata is an Italian cow or water buffalo milk cheese made from mozzarella and cream. The outer casing is solid cheese, while the inside contains stracciatella and cream, giving it an unusual, soft texture with a rich yet delicate flavour. … Continue reading

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