This "Beef potjiekos" is traditional South African dish that is cooked in an cast iron pot (potjie) over a few coals of wooden logs or charcoal. It doesn't contain a lot of water and it is important
to be able to add or remove coals during the slow cooking process to keep the heat at just the right level. This way of preparing meals goes back hundreds of years to the middle of the 17th century when the Dutch and Malay people arrived at the Cape and introduced new ways of food preparation to the land. The pots are available in different sizes and can be purchased at supermarkets and retailers that specialize in products for the outdoors.
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 75 to 90 minutes
Resting time: 0 minutes
Total time needed: at least 105 minutes
Grade of Difficulty: standard
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