Size 4 Potjie Pot Cauldron. 10 quarts Pure Cast Iron.Cook over any fire with the simple, graceful iron technology your ancient ancestors employed when you use this magnificent foundry-cast potjie cauldron. The pure iron body consists of a three-legged round potbelly ribbed with raised lines. A handled lid fits perfectly into the wide mouth. This potjie measures 12 inches in height and the same in width. The belly will hold or efficiently heat 10 quarts of material.
Its weight is 30 pounds heavy and stable, but still relatively easy to move with its firm and durable handle, which can also be used to hang it from a tripod or kettle hook. Potjie pots are newly manufactured and coated with a baked on vegetable oil to preserve the cast iron.
Seasoning these cooking pots in the old fashioned way with a good shortening or vegetable oil will blacken them naturally over time and with use, this will also make the pot stronger and more elastic (yes, cast iron, can become brittle), resulting in a more beautiful pot like cast iron form the old days. Potjie Pots are made in many sizes from small herb pots to large cook kettles. Pots include well-fitted lids and heavy duty carrying handles. The round shape allows the heat to flow evenly around the sides and maintain liquids at the lowest point to keep food from burning.
The lid has a deep lip for holding hot coals providing top heat. Used worldwide for Cajun stews, jambalayas, paellas, sea foods, Fish Fries, Beans, Turkeys, Roasts and anything you can cook over an outdoor fire. Excellent for cooking over open fires or LP gas burners.The deep, round bottom ensures a good rolling boil that cooks well and prevents food from sticking, while the three legs provide maximal stability, and the wide-mouthed shape allows versatility in outdoor cooking. Each potjie pot is equipped with a sturdy handle for lifting and a well-fitted lid. Cook in your potjie over an open fire or a gas burner, or pile hot coals on the deep, commodious lid to make an efficient Dutch oven. Quality Cast iron seems to be expensive but anyone who has used it. Knows the value, how it will last for generations.
Is very heavy and almost indestructible. Be sure to add me to your. Tracking will be uploaded as soon as we have it. International Buyers - Please Note. All images and descriptions are the property of Annie's Collections and are not to be used/reproduced in part or whole without written permission.The item "Cast Iron Cauldron Sz 4 Potjie Pot Outdoor Survival Gypsy Kettle" is in sale since Tuesday, December 02, 2014. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Kitchenware\Cookware\Cast Iron". The seller is "anniescollections2012" and is located in Sugarcreek, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.