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Re: Braai facilities and utensilies

Unread post by DinkyBird » Fri Feb 10, 2017 5:46 pm

According to this, it has utensils:

look here
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Re: Braai facilities and utensilies

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Re: Braai facilities and utensilies

Unread post by DiegoSantos » Fri Feb 10, 2017 6:18 pm

DinkyBird wrote:But, I do not see utensils in this photo - and this looks like the best one if you look at the position on the map.

213

Perhaps write to the camp (if you need we can assist with email addresses) and ask them to allocate you one with utensils - or 213, which you prefer.


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Send me a email adress.

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Re: Braai facilities and utensilies

Unread post by DinkyBird » Fri Feb 10, 2017 6:34 pm

Write to both these Duty Managers - give you reservation number too:

Duty Manager(s)
Akani Caswell Shivambu
email: akani.shivambu@sanparks.org
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Mari Morland
email: mari.morland@sanparks.org
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Re: Braai facilities and utensilies

Unread post by Elsa » Mon Feb 13, 2017 2:06 pm

If need be Skukuza has confirmed they have utensil boxes for hire on a daily basis at R100 pd on a first come first serve basis. :thumbs_up:

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Very odd question- potjie pots in KNP?

Unread post by camken » Wed Apr 19, 2017 11:57 am

Hello everyone
I know this is a rather strange question, but are there any potjie pots available in Kruger? Not to buy, just to use for one day/night?
We made a lovely potjie this weekend and we were talking about how nice it would be to spend the day in camp one day and cook a potjie while keeping an eye on the fence for visitors :big_eyes:
We will be flying in from Cape Town, so bringing one along is out of the question, and purchasing one is too expensive because we would only use it for one day!
We will be staying in Skukuza, Satara and Lower Sabie in September (4-18th).
We would particularly love to have one at Satara (6-11 Sept)- are they available for hire, or will anyone be there who has one we could borrow for a day??
Sorry for the weird question, I know there are more important things to worry about, but planning everything for our trip, even our meals, is part of the fun and it keeps us sustained until we can finally be in Kruger again :D

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Re: Very odd question- potjie pots in KNP?

Unread post by Elsa » Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:50 pm

I have never noticed any potjie pots for hire in Kruger camken!
but then I have never tried to get one. :?
The pots that are supplied in the bungalows are very heavy based and might be able to be used to make a potjie in?

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Re: Very odd question- potjie pots in KNP?

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Wed Apr 19, 2017 1:24 pm

Hi camken, not a strange question at all.

Elsa is right, the pots in Kruger are very heavy based and quite suitable for potjie type dishes. We made a delicious slow cooked 'potjie type stew' while in Skukuza. We do sometimes take a potjie pot with us. This pot cooked meal tasted just as delicious.
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Re: Very odd question- potjie pots in KNP?

Unread post by camken » Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:58 pm

Elsa and MM, can these pots go on the fire?
I don't want to destroy Kruger property :naughty:

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Re: Very odd question- potjie pots in KNP?

Unread post by Elsa » Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:08 pm

I am sure they could take being put onto the braai grid over the fire as they are very heavy based and metal handles but if you had to cook on the hot plates in the kitchen area on a low setting you could also get a good result.

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Re: Very odd question- potjie pots in KNP?

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:20 am

We cooked on a low heat on the stove, but I am sure that they are hardy enough for a grid. They really do have 'potjie' consistency.
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Re: Very odd question- potjie pots in KNP?

Unread post by camken » Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:37 am

Thank you everyone for your help :k
we'll use the pots in camp on the stove and I'm sure it will be fabulous

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Re: Very odd question- potjie pots in KNP?

Unread post by Cape of Storms » Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:26 pm

The pots in Kruger are great on a low a fire. We have made potjie in them. Most places have ones like in the picture. Image


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Re: Very odd question- potjie pots in KNP?

Unread post by Mischief » Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:12 pm

Camken,sorry joined this conversation a bit late.The pots are almost identical to the pictures that COS has posted and the bottom is made from cast iron.We have used them for a potjie before over a wood/charcoal fire at Satara before.Pack a pair of oven mitts! :D :D
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Re: Very odd question- potjie pots in KNP?

Unread post by Hippotragus » Sat Apr 22, 2017 10:36 am

Very good point regarding the oven mitts, Mischief!! Amongst all the extra things I take, is a pair of oven gloves - there is nothing in the accommodation, other than folding a towel, if pots etc. are too hot to handle. I also take steak knives, as the knives provided are not sharp enough!
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