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.

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!

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!!

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

Chicken, chorizo and Peppadew potjiekos

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