Tag Archives: Olive oil

Rigatoni pasta bake

Sometimes, you just want a simple family crowdpleaser that uses store cupboard ingredients and can be scaled to feed more hungry mouths just by tweaking the amount of pasta you use. This is that dish. I’ve used chorizo as the … Continue reading

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Roasted beetroot and goat’s cheese with walnuts

This delicious starter has been on the Pigeon Cottage Christmas menu for many years and never fails to please. If you’ve only ever eaten beetroot swamped in malt vinegar before, be prepared for how oven roasting transforms the flavour into … Continue reading

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‘Don’t underestimate me!’ green salad

‘Serve with a simple green salad’ is probably one of the most throwaway lines in cookery writing. A green salad like this one isn’t just a sidebar of a dish, it’s a proper superstar in its own right. You can … Continue reading

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Celeriac salad with orange and mint

Celeriac remoulade is one of my favourite salads but it’s always nice to be able to ring the changes with a twist on a classic. For this version of the dressing, I use yoghurt but no mayo and chopped mint … Continue reading

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