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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 […]

Sustainability is defeatist, Veganism is defeatist and Vegetarianism is defeatist.

Sustainability is defeatist, Veganism is defeatist and Vegetarianism is defeatist.

The above mentioned beliefs are defeatist simply because they exclude the possibility of regeneration. The photo below is explained at the end of the blog. First there has to be an acceptance that there is nothing to sustain i.e. the need for regeneration and then an understanding of how the Vegan/Vegetarian food would be produced […]

Our latest product – Hydrolysed Beef Collagen

Our latest product – Hydrolysed Beef Collagen

Phello is holding our latest product. It is the first product that we are selling that does not come from the farm. For many reasons the nutritional content of our foods have declined over time and so we need supplements. I am not a dietitian but logic tells me that you need to rebuild your […]

Latest products – Verhackert/Pork Pate and Salami Sticks

Latest products – Verhackert/Pork Pate and Salami Sticks

I start with the Verhackert and then go to the salami sticks. We use only the pork raised on the farm and processed in our on farm butchery. Our pigs are not caged. You can read more about our outdoor pig operation here. We also refuse to add cancer inducing nitrates and/or nitrites to any of our […]