River Cottage Australia

10 of Paul West's Most Popular Recipes

There's a lot to love about the River Cottage and the incredible produce is just one of them!

Take that delicious fresh produce into the kitchen with cook Paul West and you've got yourself some winning recipes. Here are 10 of Paul's most popular. Enjoy!

Lemonade Tart

Delicious short, crumbly pastry, combined with zesty lemonades - what more could you want!

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Paul says this one is "easy and fun to make, as long as you get the temperature just right. My favourite part is adding the bicarb soda, which seems part science part magic - watch in awe as the caramel rapidly transforms into a puffy, golden cloud of honeycomb."


Paul's Winter Vegetable Soup

Soup never turns out the same, it always depends on what leafy greens you have growing in the garden.

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Jam Drops

Is there any better accompaniment to a cup of tea?

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Roast Topside with Gravy, Yorkies and Creamed Silverbeet

Noting beats a roast with mini Yorkshire puddings on a cold winter's day.

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Focaccia with Spring Garlic, Rosemary and Broad Beans

An easy and delicious savoury bread that's perfect for sharing!

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Beer Bread

This simple, sweet tasting, crumbly bread is about as easy as bread baking gets.

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Paul's Perfect Roast Chicken

If you don't know how to prepare a beautiful roast chicken, I suggest you make that the very next thing to master on your cooking odyssey.

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Rhubarb and Orange Jam

Jam is easier than making a casserole and no jam tastes better than home made jam.

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Broccoli and Walnut Cous Cous

Coupled with aromatic herbs, fluffy cous cous and a hit of tangy lemon, this should sway even the most vocal broccoli bashers.

Get the recipe, here.

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