The cauldron is a large metal pot for cooking over
an open fire. Cauldrons are a traditional symbol of witches and
witchcraft. They are perfect for items or herbs that will be set
alight during a ritual, brewing potions or burning incense.
The Celts associated cauldrons with fertility and abundance. In
Celtic mythology, Dagda (god of fertility) possessed a magic cauldron
called Undry that could feed the whole earth.
Your cooking will be magic...
Cast iron cauldrons are ideal for slow cooking and have been used
over open fires for centuries. A cauldron is the ultimate alternative
cooking pot and a cauldron feast - with abundant beer and wine -
can be a unique outdoor social gathering. The small cauldrons can
be used for serving condiments or sauces.
These traditional three-legged cauldrons come complete with carrying
handle and lid, and are made of heavy cast iron. With tall legs,
a cauldron is ideal for setting over a campfire and works just
as well over a gas range or burner. The cauldron's round shape
conducts and diffuses the heat over its entire surface so the
food cooks evenly without burning.
legs and round belly shape for even heat distribution
Maintains liquids at lowest point to prevent food
Domed lid circulates heat and steam around the pot
Peripheral gutter on the lid can be used for hot
Galvanized metal carrying handle makes handling
Tall legs make it ideal for cooking over fire/coals
Each cauldron comes with instructions and a few
by Helen 'Petal' Lyons and Trevor Curnow
(78 pages - paperback)
A must for your cauldron - includes the history of the cauldron,
how to cure and care for your cauldron plus over 70 delicious
recipes from soups and stews to vegetables, lamb and seafood.
Filled with humorous illustrations by Helen Lyons.
Witch Petal has an outstanding reputation as a great cauldron
cook. Her mid winter feasts are famous.
Witch Petal's Cauldron Cook Book is an Australian