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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...

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.

The Ultimate Guide to Hot Composting

By Paul WestOn 23 Jun

A rich compost will not only increase the flavour of your produce, but also the quality. This guide will show you how to turn your fish waste into a lush nutrient-rich compost in no time, through hot composting.

Bruce's Award Winning Plum Jam Recipe

By Paul WestOn 22 Jun

Bruce is a jam enthusiast to say the least. Here he fills us in on the secret to making a delicious jam or preserve.

10 Basic Tools Every Gardener Needs

By Paul WestOn 22 Jun

Want to get into gardening? You'll need these 10 basic tools to get you started!