August 27, 2013
Fifteen years ago, Englishman Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall embarked on an experiment in sustainability and self-sufficiency. He moved to a cottage on a small land-holding in Dorset, and set about learning how to grow his own produce, raise livestock – and become part of a community where sharing not only knowledge, but the fruits of farm labour, [...]
January 19, 2013
It’s Christmas at River Cottage and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is throwing open his doors to some celebrity friends: comedy actors Kathy Burke, Stephen Mangan and Mark Heap. What could possibly go wrong? Kathy hates Christmas; so it’ll be down to Stephen and Mark to help Hugh to talk her round. Hugh takes Kathy out [...]
September 13, 2012
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is joined at River Cottage by three much-loved comedians: Robert Webb, Lee Mack and Ruby Wax. But while they might be funny people, sadly their cooking skills are equally laughable. Can two days of intensive cooking classes with the River Cottage team whip them into shape as chefs? Lee and Robert [...]
July 5, 2012
In this special episode of River Cottage, three famous actors swap the stage for the kitchen, and fancy shoes for wellies, to join Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall in a cookery master class at River Cottage farm. Taking part are Philip Glenister, Keeley Hawes and Felicity Kendal – the original poster girl for smallholders throughout the [...]
January 6, 2012
Repack of previously released individual articles.
Renowned carnivore and enthusiastic exponent of the hog roast Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall loves animals – both alive and on his plate. Now Hugh has challenged himself to spend the summer as a vegetarian, to see just what simple pleasures are being overlooked.
Meat and fish [...]
December 20, 2011
River Cottage welcomes the festive season with a Christmas Fayre as Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and his team offer up their secrets on how to enjoy the perfect Christmas holiday. Santa Claus and the Snow Queen will be there, as, of course, will all the favourite River Cottage regulars, including Hugh, his chefs Tim and [...]
December 16, 2011
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and the River Cottage team serve up an extra special festive menu with a twist this Christmas. After a summer of eating veg, Hugh is ready to celebrate Christmas with a renewed sense of the value of meat – but also the wonders of seasonal vegetables.
October 20, 2011
Hugh and the River Cottage team are heading off into the woods and fields of Britain in search of native game and fauna. This program offers advice and instruction on preparing your own wild meat, with a great selection of recipes and ideas.
Theres a look at ammunition, gun care and best practices, and also [...]
October 13, 2011
Join Pam Corbin, the Queen of Preserves, for a one-on-one lesson in mastering the alchemy of making and bottling your very own preserves. After watching this film youll be armed with everything you need to know to make sure your breakfast bread and tea times scones never have to be sullied by cheap [...]
October 8, 2011
Join Hugh friends as they introduce you to the joys of baking homemade bread. The programme offers advice and instruction in preparing your own wild yeast ‘starter’ and using it to make sourdough; plus a great selection of recipes and ideas, from amazing parsnip and cheese loaf to perfect bread sauce and a summer pudding. [...]