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Farmer Angus on Cape Talk with Pippa Hudson

Farmer Angus on Cape Talk with Pippa Hudson

This past week, Pippa Hudson on Cape Talk invited me to come and chat to her and all the Cape Talk listeners about what we do at Farmer Angus. It was a great interview and the feedback from listeners was encouraging. If you couldn’t listen live, here is the link to the podcast. Enjoy Listen […]

Smutsfinger pastures

Smutsfinger pastures

My best pastures on the farm are named Smutsfinger grass. It was named after a true polymath, General Jan Smuts. As a child, our dad would drag us up Table Mountain via the beautiful route named Skeleton Gorge. It’s a difficult hike, and my brothers and I would complain a lot. To get us to […]

Farmer Angus Newsletter # 02: April 2019

Farmer Angus Newsletter # 02: April 2019

We’ve just sent out our second ever newsletter! This is your opportunity to find out what the latest blog posts are, share in just how PJ Vadas prepares his delicious dishes, get updates on yummy product news, read interesting news about our Farmer Angus family and friends, and also (hopefully) gain a little inspiration from […]

Cooking with PJ Vadas – Sticky Pork Ribs

Cooking with PJ Vadas – Sticky Pork Ribs

Ingredients: 1 onion 2 garlic cloves 100g brown sugar 1 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp fennel seeds 500g tomato sauce (All Gold) 100ml soy sauce 1kg Farmer Angus pork ribs Sesame seeds (for dressing) Fresh coriander   Method: Sauté the onion and garlic in some olive oil until soft. Add chilli powder, fennel seeds and […]

Farmer Angus farm worker set sights on Olympics

Farmer Angus farm worker set sights on Olympics

Dennis “Tambo” Muokwa has been working with me for 8 years. He has worked in all the divisions but he is now running (no pun intended) the irrigation team. He is the reason we started our running club. Three weeks ago, on the recommendation of coach Jacques van Rensburg, Tambo ran his first 800 metres [...]
Farmer Angus Newsletter 01: March 2019

Farmer Angus Newsletter 01: March 2019

  Welcome to our monthly newsletter. We’d love to use this opportunity to share our latest blog posts, recipes from PJ Vadas, yummy product news, interesting news about our Farmer Angus family and friends, and a little inspiration from me. Subscribe on the website if you haven’t already. https://mailchi.mp/f7f97d5daafb/farmer-angus-newsletter-01

Cooking with PJ Vadas – Beef Falafel

Cooking with PJ Vadas – Beef Falafel

Beef Falafel Ingredients: 500g Farmer Angus beef mincemeat 1 onion 1 tsp cumin 1tsp paprika 2 garlic cloves ¼ tsp turmeric 2 Tbs toasted sunflower seeds 1 tsp sumac 1 lemon’s zest   Method: Sauté the onion and garlic in some olive oil. Add the cumin, paprika, and turmeric in the pan. Fry for one […]

Update on our beef collagen

Update on our beef collagen

On the 29th of June I wrote this blog post about the hydrolysed bovine collagen that we are selling. There have been a few questions since we launched it. Below the questions is a great video that explains how it is made. 1. Is it grass fed or grass finished or from a feedlot? Where […]

Latest product – The label says it all

Latest product – The label says it all

The photos below show you how two cute twins enjoy their uncle’s pork broth. Their father was cute when he was their age. The photo below shows the old logo flanked by the new logo. A huge thanks to Suzie, Annebelle and Eddie for creating the new logo. As with our beef broth this is […]