Paul West

River Cottage Australia Expert

Working Toward a Sustainable Future

Paul West discusses how we can reduce our impact on this beautiful planet by embracing sustainability.

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How To Make A Wooden Spoon

Wooden spoons have been around for thousands of years. Here's how to make one yourself.

How To Make Your Own Dog Food

Learn how to make a yummy meal for your best mate.

How To Start Your Own Food Van

Some valuable tips to get your own food van up and running.

How to Build your own Fishing Rig

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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