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The biggest egg in the world

The female ostrich will lay one egg every two days during the breeding season – ostriches do not lay eggs the whole year round like chickens do.  The breeding season for ostriches id from about June to the end of September. One ostrich egg is equivalent to 24 hen’s eggs. You can invite the extended family…

Hops into Handcrafted Beer

  While the hops plant, Humulus lupulus, has its origins in Northern Europe, we in South Africa have been farming with hops successfully for the last 80 years.  Hops are one of the key ingredients in beer, bringing aroma and flavour as well as preservative qualities. Hops contain alpha acids, which give beer its bitter…

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Ratitae Eggs

  The Ostrich egg is the biggest in the world and is equivalent to 24 chicken eggs. You can invite the whole family for breakfast when cooking one Ostrich Egg. The Ostrich belongs to the Ratitae family of birds which also includes the Emu from Australia and the Rhea from South America. The Emu is…