Cooking with PJ Vadas: Steak Tartar

Steak Tartar


80g chopped Farmer Angus beef

1 tablespoon garlic aioli/mayonnaise

10g gherkin chopped

10g chopped capers

5g salted mushrooms

1 teaspoon dill oil

2g watercress

5g mixed dill & coriander

Pinch salt

1 teaspoon Rozendal vinaigrette


1 slice sourdough bread



Mix together the beef, mayonnaise, gherkin and capers.

In a separate bowl, mix the herbs with the salt and vinaigrette.

Lightly toast the bread.

Arrange the beef mixture alongside the bread and place mushrooms on top.

Garnish with the dressed mixed herbs.

Drizzle dill oil over top.


Please visit us at Vadas Smokehouse & Bakery, situated at Spier Wine Farm, Baden Powell Drive in Stellenbosch. You can check out the rest of our menu at We look forward to welcoming you. We are open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week, except for Sunday nights.

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