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Paul West

River Cottage Australia Expert

Tasmanian chef Paul's dream is to run a self-sufficient farm.

Tasmanian chef Paul's dream is to run a self-sufficient farm.

About Paul West

Paul West is the host of our new series River Cottage Australia after a nationwide search for the 'Aussie Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall'.

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Slaughter Chickens  

Hello Paul, my husband and I are having about 10 chickens (Sussex) and one of them - our "golden chicken" breads every year, so that we can slaughter 2 or 3 chickens a year. We'd like to know where w...

Chefs knife  

Hi Paul i would like to ask your smithy if he would quote me a price to make me a chefs knife as seen on the program and ship to the UK (cheers mate)...

Season 3  

Hi Paul....just wondering when the new season of RCA will b aired. We enjoy the show so much and it seems like an age since Series 2 ended Looking forward to watching more of the adventures at RC Ha...

How to Build your own Fishing Rig

By Paul WestOn 9 Jul

The basics of fishing are not hard to master, but it's important to get them right to increase your chances of getting that lucky catch! Follow this step-by-step guide from Paul West to building three basic fishing rigs.

Indigenous Bush Tucker with Noel Butler

By Paul WestOn 26 Jun

Aboriginals survived for thousands of years as hunters and gatherers; living off the land and using native bush food and wild animals as sources of food. Here we look at the types of bush tucker.

How to Build a Nest Box for Native Birds

By Paul WestOn 26 Jun

Building a nest box is the perfect way to attract and introduce native birds into your garden, farm or backyard. They are simple to make and the rewards of listening to their cheery chirping throughout the day will certainly be worth the effort! Here's how.

The Basics of Beekeeping

By Paul WestOn 23 Jun

Backyard beekeeping is a great hobby that not only gives you an excuse to spend some extra time in the backyard, but will also have your flowers beaming in no time.

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