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My experience with live vaccines revisited. Aborted human fetal cells.

My experience with live vaccines revisited. Aborted human fetal cells.

When I read this article https://healthimpactnews.com/2017/world-renowned-genetics-doctor-sees-relationship-between-fetal-cells-used-in-vaccines-and-increasing-autism-rates/ this week about the use of aborted human fetal cells being used in the MMR vaccine I went back to September 2016 when I wrote the article below for Longevity Magazine. Everything I wrote in that article remains the same except that the recommended vaccines per child up to the […]

Totally inspired by Charles Massy and his Call of the Reed Warbler.

Totally inspired by Charles Massy and his Call of the Reed Warbler.

There is so much to say about this amazing man and his great book that I will just focus on three things. First, he really cares. You can actually see this if you watch his TED talk here. Second, he speaks from real experience of having made big, positive and hard changes in his life. […]

Whisked eggs. Your easiest omelettes and scrambled eggs.

Whisked eggs. Your easiest omelettes and scrambled eggs.

When laying hens come into lay (which our Eggmobile inhabiting hens do every 16 weeks – click here and here for some videos of these hens in action) they start by laying small eggs called pullet eggs. We have not found a market for these eggs and so instead of feeding them to our pigs […]

Cooking with PJ Vadas: Bacon and Eggs Pesto Cups

Cooking with PJ Vadas: Bacon and Eggs Pesto Cups

Bacon & Egg Pesto Cups Ingredients: 7 whole Farmer Angus eggs 200ml cream 40g feta cheese 1 cup mushrooms – roughly chopped 1 cup Farmer Angus bacon – roughly chopped 1 Tbs pesto ½ cup grated parmesan cheese   Method Fry the chopped bacon in olive oil until crispy and set aside. Fry the mushrooms […]

Waste is a wonderful thing. Chicken feathers as soil food.

Waste is a wonderful thing. Chicken feathers as soil food.

We are more than a year into mulching our vineyards with chicken feathers. What started off as an experiment is now a cornerstone of our vineyard management program. A mulch is a soil cover of organic material. We tried for years to find sheep’s wool so that we could do what Johnny Ferreira does in […]

Cooking with PJ Vadas: Chicken wings with citrus

Cooking with PJ Vadas: Chicken wings with citrus

Farmer Angus chicken wings with citrus Ingredients: 100g grapefruit 100g orange 50g lemon 50g lime 5g chives 5g dill 5g mint 50g olive oil   2kg Farmer Angus chicken wings   Method: Segment and cube all the citrus Finely chop the herbs Mix all together with olive oil Prepare chicken wings either by smoking, oven-roasting […]

Regenerative Agriculture does reverse climate change

Regenerative Agriculture does reverse climate change

On 19th September 2019, I’ll be speaking at the TEDxJohannesburgSalon: Green Transition, which is taking place with the support of the Embassy of Denmark in South Africa. Not only is industrial agriculture one of the big emitters of greenhouse gasses, but it also pollutes the environment with over-concentration of manure and produces food that makes […]

Secrets of bacon revealed

Secrets of bacon revealed

The secrets of bacon revealed    It’s not unusual for bacon lovers to fight over the last rasher in the pan. After all, the salty, smoky flavour and seductive aroma are what tends to turn us into raging bacon junkies in just one whiff. Bacon is thought to have appeared on dinner tables in China […]

Cooking with PJ Vadas: Steak Tartar

Cooking with PJ Vadas: Steak Tartar

Steak Tartar Ingredients 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   Method Mix together the beef, mayonnaise, gherkin and capers. In a […]