Tag Archives: #TheFridayRecipe

Christmas @PigeonCottage

It’s almost Christmas! Got it all under control? Well, if you need some helpful tips or extra party food ideas, it could be time to visit the Pigeon Cottage archive! #TheFridayRecipe will be back in 2018!¬†Happy holidays!   Pigeon Cottage … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Recipes | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Chickpea and bulgar wheat salad with fresh herb dressing

The nutty flavours of bulgur wheat and chickpeas go beautifully with the fresh olive oil and lemon dressing and the tang of the fresh herbs in this delicious Middle Eastern salad. It’s great with roasted and BBQ meats, or as … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Memorable moussaka

In my younger days, I spent a lot of time in Greece: Poros, Zante, Athens, Halkidiki, Thessalonika, Kavala, Thassos, Giannitsa……lovely places. In 1978, I spent an idyllic summer teaching English to a group of sweet Greek children on the beach … Continue reading

Posted in Meat main courses, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chicken with fresh bay and roasted garlic sauce

Most people eat chicken at least once a week and it can be tricky to find a recipe that transforms the potentially bland flavour into something sublime. This one really delivers! Don’t worry about the amount of garlic in this … Continue reading

Posted in Meat main courses | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chorizo paella with spinach and roasted peppers

I can’t say I’ve ever really been a big fan of classical paella with seafood, but this paprika and chilli spiced chorizo version with wilted spinach, and roasted red peppers is, according to one of my loyal tasting club members, … Continue reading

Posted in Meat main courses, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment