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Is our Beef Grass fed?

Grass Fed/ Grain Fed – what’s it all about? One of our most common questions being ask is “is your beef grass fed or grain fed?” as we don’t label either of ours grass or grain fed. The Grass Fed/ Grain Fed labelling is a confusing subject due to a lot of marketing talk so we don’t call our beef either. The beef we buy are cows raised on small farms and are fed a healthy diet. This means they are fed on grasses like alfalfa and graze naturally, however like most ‘grass fed’ beef they are also fed supplementary feed for a balanced diet and these do contain some form of grain.   Grain feeding became popular in America due to...

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How to make Biltong stew

How to make a Biltong Potjie South Africans love a good potjie, so we’ve taken matters one step further and added the ultimate ingredient treats to the recipe: sliced biltong and pasta shells. It’s a meal that’s impossible to resist. Ingredients • 30 ml (2 T) olive oil • 1 onion, chopped • 200 g bacon • 1 x yellow pepper, seeded and chopped • 1 x red pepper, seeded and chopped • 1 garlic clove, crushed • 200 g button mushrooms • 1 x 400 g can Whole Kernel Corn, drained • 125 ml beef stock • salt and freshly ground black pepper • 750 ml (3 C) cooked pasta (shells or fusilli) • 250 g biltong, sliced •...

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10 Benefits of Eating Biltong

Most people love biltong and can’t help reaching for a little more from the snack bowl. Let us tell you why. 1. Biltong contains fewer kilojoules than other snacks one usually reaches for when you feel like something tasty to nibble on, such as potatoes chips or chocolate. 2. The reason for that is that biltong is rich in protein and low in carbohydrates. 25 grams of lean beef biltong can meet half your daily protein requirement. 3. Its high protein content makes it the perfect post-workout snack. 4. It stores very well, so not only can it wait in your gym bag but it is perfect for hiking especially long trails such as the famous Otto trail. It is...

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