Potjie pot?

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Potjie pot?


Post by VK2DY » Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:14 am

Aldi is selling this in Australia, is it any good?



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Post by toms » Wed Oct 23, 2019 5:10 pm

I think this would be a very interesting item to try. Most of the information on Dutch oven will apply - like seasoning, after care, avoid rust, storage, keeping food hot for a long time, etc.

Because of the round bottom, it may be best suited to stews or other items that cook slow and for a long time 3-4 hours.

Coals can be placed on top so, It would be fun to try bread and see if the center of the loaf will cook through. A big round loaf of sourdough bread would be fantastic.
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Post by NotAMog » Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:47 pm

I had a guy in my vanpool who was a missionary in South Africa. He said that he had many meals out of a Potjie pot especially when camping in the bush. They are quite popular there.
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