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.

Macaroni bolognese au gratin

I love a traditional lasagne but sometimes I like to ring the changes with this tasty alternative. Layers of rich meat sauce and creamy macaroni topped with a Parmesan and sourdough crumb and served with a green salad on the … Continue reading

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Masala daal

I love the flavours of India¬†and finding dishes that work well as part of my low-carb eating regime. This spicy chickpea daal really ticks a lot of boxes. Eat it by itself for lunch with a hard boiled egg or … Continue reading

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Mussel pilaf with dill

Rick Stein has made some wonderful food and travel programmes, we’ve loved the recent one about Cornwall, the rerun of Secret France and repeats of Long Weekends. We saw this ¬†mussel pilaf being made at a restaurant in the Thessaloniki … Continue reading

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