Namibian Potjiekos Recipe: A potjie is fantastic for any safari you go on, it is a very social occasion with everyone helping out with the preparation of the meat and vegetables and then sitting around the fire as it bubbles away. This is a great recipe for when you are in Namibia, or just chilling out on the back porch at home.
Local lamb is lekker! Using lamb or mutton in a stew gives a fabulous flavour and tenderness not often found with beef. South Africans are fortunate to have some of the best lamb on the planet, unlike many countries where lamb or mutton can be “gamey” and tough. Here’s a simple, tasty way to warm up the family when temperatures drop. . .
Potjiekos ("Food in a pot") - This dish is traditionally cooked over a fire in a three legged cast iron pot. It originated with the Voortrekkers (pioneers) who travelled into the unknown interior of Southern Africa in the18th Century, in wagons pulled by oxen. Potjiekos is one of the most popular dishes in SA today