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January 13, 2020

The Path to Sustainable Healthy Diets

It will be the combination of improved livestock production plus dietary shifts that will ensure environmental pressures are kept within a safe operating space as the […]
January 7, 2020

A sleeping giant – the Eastern Cape

Late in September, I visited the Eastern Cape on the invitation of The Co-op – an agribusiness based In Humansdorp. I also used the visit to scan the […]
January 7, 2020

Prof’s Words: Unpublished Foreword for Kath Megaw’s Book

Once upon a time not so long ago, humans lived in fear of the pandemic infectious diseases that marched across the globe, decimating entire nations in […]
January 7, 2020

How does South Africa rank in the Global Food Security Index?

As the year ends, I want to take a moment and reflect on South Africa’s standing on the global food security ladder. As I have mentioned […]
January 7, 2020

Eat more to save the environment

A PLANT-BASED diet is a “dangerous trend” for the environment, high-FAT, low-carb diet pioneer Tim Noakes, advocate-in-chief of the Banting diet, said. “The only way we will save […]
January 7, 2020

Policy cannot disrupt food production

South Africa is ranked as the most food secure country on the continent, and is 44th out of 133 countries worldwide, according to the Economist Intelligence […]

Useful tips

  • Lean beef seems to be an important part of a healthy mother's eating programme - especially when expecting!
  • To ensure that you are not disappointed in the quality of your beef, only buy classified meat products.
  • Beef contains a power pack of nutrients, including protein, iron, zinc, B-vitamins and selenium
February 22, 2016
Spicy Beef Salad

Spicy Beef Salad

Spicy Beef Salad 4 This simple salad is the perfect blend of sweet, sour, salty and bitter, and works with most seafood and meat, but is […]
February 18, 2016
Grilled Rib Eye Steak with Romaine Marmalade and Watercress

Grilled Rib Eye Steak with Romaine Marmalade and Watercress

Grilled Rib Eye Steak with Romaine Marmalade and Watercress Prep Time: 13 hours, 25 minutesCook Time: 40 minutesTotal Time: 14 hours, 5 minutes Yield: 6 servings […]
February 16, 2016
Steak, Guinness and Cheese Pie

Steak, Guinness and cheese pie with a puff pastry lid

Steak, Guinness and cheese pie with a puff pastry lid Total Time: 3 hours, 50 minutes Yield: 6 This pie is a real winner! As it […]
February 15, 2016
Old Fashion Beef Vegetable Soup

Old-Fashioned Beef-Vegetable Soup

Old-Fashioned Beef-Vegetable Soup Prep Time: 45 minutesCook Time: 3 hours, 15 minutesTotal Time: 4 hours Yield: 14 You have to try our mouth watering Old-Fashioned Beef-Vegetable […]
February 12, 2016
Steak Salad

Steak Salad

Steak Salad Total Time: 15 minutes Yield: 4 servings The most delicious Steak Salad, try it for yourself!Ingredients1/2 head romaine lettuce, cut into bite-size pieces 1 […]
November 26, 2015

Steak Sarmies with Chunky Tomato Ginger Chutney

Steak Sarmies with Chunky Tomato Ginger Chutney Enjoy these Steak Sarmies with a fantastic Chunky Tomato Ginger ChutneyIngredientsFor the chutney: 1kg tomatoes, roughly chopped 500g red […]
November 26, 2015

Steaks with Bourbon-Molasses Barbecue Sauce

Steaks with Bourbon-Molasses Barbecue Sauce Ingredients1 small onion, grated with juices (about ½ cup) ½ cup ketchup/tomato sauce 50ml bourbon ¼ cup molasses 2 tablespoons cider […]
November 24, 2015

Spaghetti Bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese Quick and easy dinner recipe for Spaghetti BologneseIngredients2 tsp olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 2 tsp crushed garlic 250g beef mince 250g mushrooms, […]
November 24, 2015

T-Bone Steaks with Bacon-Parmesan Butter

T-Bone Steaks with Bacon-Parmesan Butter IngredientsBUTTER 3 thick slices smoked bacon ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons finely grated Parmigiano-Reggiano® cheese ¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter, […]
November 20, 2015

Thai Beef Salad

Thai Beef Salad Thai Beef Salad, topped with a chilli and ginger dressingIngredients1 Handful Coriander, roughly chopped 1 Handful Mint, roughly chopped 1 Medium Tomato, sliced […]
November 20, 2015

Tex Mex Steak with Corn on the Cob

Tex Mex Steak with Corn on the Cob Ingredients600g sirloin steak 2 tsp cumin 2 tsp smoked paprika 2 limes – halve and juice 4 tbsp […]
November 20, 2015

Wine Braised Short Ribs

Wine Braised Short Ribs Deluxe dinner recipe for Wine Braised Beef Short RibsIngredients2 kg of beef short ribs (Ask your butcher to cut you flank-style short […]