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The National dish of South Africa! Potjie!!!  Read the recipe and it sounds great.... and the blog it is from has other good So African recipes

The National dish of South Africa! Potjie!!! Read the recipe and it sounds great.... and the blog it is from has other good So African recipes

Amarula Malva Pudding baked in a potjie pot - I finally found a purpose for our tiny potjie pot - YAY!!

Amarula Malva Pudding baked in a potjie pot - I finally found a purpose for our tiny potjie pot - YAY!!

A Potjie pot is a big part of South African cooking. It is a big clay pot (similar to a dutch oven) used by many to create stew-like dishes containing meats and vegetables called Potjiekos ("small pot food"). Every South African with a Potjie has their own special way of cooking their Potjiekos; there are even festivals to award the best!

A Potjie pot is a big part of South African cooking. It is a big clay pot (similar to a dutch oven) used by many to create stew-like dishes containing meats and vegetables called Potjiekos ("small pot food"). Every South African with a Potjie has their own special way of cooking their Potjiekos; there are even festivals to award the best!

Potjie ... it doesn't matter what you put in it. It is all about the pot!

Chicken, chorizo and Peppadew potjiekos

Potjie ... it doesn't matter what you put in it. It is all about the pot!

South African Recipes POTJIE CARE: The main care for your potjie is discussed on the following pages: * Seasoning - baking on a layer of oil to protect the metal and improve meal taste * Cleaning - removing food bits, but leaving the seasoning layer * Storing - protecting your potjie when it won't be used for a few months  Read the instructions: https://www.facebook.com/notes/south-african-recipes/potjie-care/636579729692904

South African Recipes POTJIE CARE: The main care for your potjie is discussed on the following pages: * Seasoning - baking on a layer of oil to protect the metal and improve meal taste * Cleaning - removing food bits, but leaving the seasoning layer * Storing - protecting your potjie when it won't be used for a few months Read the instructions: https://www.facebook.com/notes/south-african-recipes/potjie-care/636579729692904

Potjie - directly translated "little pot" from Afrikaans or Dutch, is traditionally, a round, cast iron, three-legged (tripod) pot.

Potjie - directly translated "little pot" from Afrikaans or Dutch, is traditionally, a round, cast iron, three-legged (tripod) pot.