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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Prof’s Words: Unpublished Foreword for Kath Megaw’s Book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
October 12, 2015

Beef and Vegetable Mince Pies

Beef and Vegetable Mince Pies Make your own homemade Beef and Vegetable Pies with this recipe – you can either make top and bottom pastry pies […]
October 12, 2015

Beef Burger with Red Onion Relish and Cheddar

Beef Burger with Red Onion Relish and Cheddar Recipe for homemade Beef Burgers topped with a red onion relishIngredientsBeef burger: 450 g mince 1 onion, chopped, […]
October 12, 2015

Boerewors Submarines

Boerewors Submarines This recipe for Boerewors Submarines is a great braai snack for a party.Ingredients2 kg best quality boerewors Sosatie sticks 1 cup (250 ml) Barbeque […]
October 12, 2015

Curried Beef Pie

Curried Beef Pie Recipe for Curried Beef Pie – full delicious flavours wrapped in crispy pastryIngredients45 – 65 ml (3 T- ¼ C) sunflower oil 1 […]
October 12, 2015

Goats Cheese Burgers

Goats Cheese Burgers Goats Cheese Burgers recipe – served with a cherry salsa.Ingredients10-15 sweet cherries, pits removed and diced 1/2 tablespoon or so minced jalapeno (seeded […]
October 12, 2015

Gourmet Beef Burgers

Gourmet Beef Burgers Recipe for Gourmet Blue Cheese Beef Burgers – cook the patties on the braai for a yummy grilled flavour.Ingredients2 T (30 ml) butter […]
November 2, 2015

Minute Steak Sandwiches

Minute Steak Sandwiches Minute Steak Sandwiches with Caramelised Onions and Cheese Sauce.Ingredients6 minute steaks Ina Paarman’s Garlic Pepper Seasoning olive oil or canola oil 3 medium […]
November 9, 2015

Sosatie Burgers with Caramelised Onion Sauce

Sosatie Burgers with Caramelised Onion Sauce Deliciously enjoyable, this Sosatie Burgers with Caramelised Onion Sauce recipe is sure to impressIngredients2 slices of bread (white or brown) […]
November 10, 2015

Steak Schwarmas

Steak Schwarmas This recipe for Steak Schwarmas can be cooked on a gas braai, skottel, webber or gas stoveIngredients1 – 2 Packs Minute Steak Lettuce, thinly […]
November 12, 2015

Sweet Potato Sloppy Joes

Sweet Potato Sloppy Joes Baked Sweet Potatoes topped with flavourful lean steak mince and shredded cheddarIngredients4 sweet potatoes 600g steak mince 1 onion – peel and […]
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 […]
April 14, 2016
Beef Bourguignon

Beef Bourguignon

Beef Bourguignon Prep Time: 30 minutesCook Time: 1 hour, 15 minutesTotal Time: 1 hour, 45 minutes Yield: 6 servings This dish is like beef stew with […]