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Sathya is Engineered for Success

Sathya is Engineered for Success

When Tanuja Sanders hands out samples of her exquisite olive oils to supermarket customers, little do they know they are engaging with an engineering mastermind behind some of Australia's most complex mining and water projects....

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7 Ways with West Aussie Cauliflower

7 Ways with West Aussie Cauliflower

You know what we can't get enough of at the moment? Cauliflower. Here at Buy West Eat Best, we love to take advantage of what's in season and at this time of year, we are spoilt with an abundance of high quality, local cauliflower....

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Life in Shark Bay's Pristine Waters with Peter Jacks of Abacus Fisheries

Life in Shark Bay's Pristine Waters with Peter Jacks of Abacus Fisheries

How does a pro scuba diver become a crab fisherman? Today we meet Peter Jecks of Abacus Fisheries Co Pty Ltd, whose ‘backyard’ is the Shark Bay World Heritage Area. “Everyone thought I’d become a doctor or lawyer....

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Ryan's Quality Meats Flying the Flag for WA Provenance

Ryan's Quality Meats Flying the Flag for WA Provenance

Great things often grow from humble beginnings. Buy West Eat Best local food hero, Greg Ryan joined the tiny family butchery, Ryan's Quality Meats at a time when all people knew about beef was that if came from a cow....

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Dorper Lamb the Unexpected Local Hero

Dorper Lamb the Unexpected Local Hero

An unexpected lunch in the outback changed the direction of Graeme Howie's (Dorper Lamb) working life. Having eyed the dorper sheep breed with scepticism (as many did when it arrived in Australia 20 years ...

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Summer Apple Harvest with Nic Giblett of Newton Orchards

Summer Apple Harvest with Nic Giblett of Newton Orchards

Summer apple harvest is a special time for Nic Giblett of Newton Orchards of Manjimup and Valleyview Organics. The third generation Manjimup grower feels deeply connected to the growing seasons, knowing intuitively when produce is best eaten....

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Taste Budd's Passion for Local

Taste Budd's Passion for Local

Chef Sophie Budd never thought about seasonal produce until she joined Jamie Oliver’s kitchen at Fifteen Cornwall in her mid-20s. The Perth-based Brit, who runs Taste Budds Cooking Studio, is a passionate ...

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Pressing Perfection with Michael Brothers

Pressing Perfection with Michael Brothers

“We’re a couple of farm boys from Toodyay” says Martin Michael, quietly underplaying the beginnings of Michael Brothers Juice as we catch up with him for our local food heroes series....

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For the Love of Cheese

For the Love of Cheese

“You have to be a romantic to invest yourself, your money, and your time in cheese,” wrote Anthony Bourdain. We’re definitely with Tony on this one. Where once you had to look outside ...

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Making Waves at the Shorehouse

Making Waves at the Shorehouse

Last week we were lucky enough to catch up with Ollie Gould who has been making waves as Executive Chef at The Shorehouse in Swanbourne. Arriving from Melbourne in 2015, Ollie had already built a national reputation as one of Australia’s best chefs....

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