Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Most potjies cooked simultaneously: world record set by the Margate Light Plane Club (VIDEO)
Enkanyisweni, South Africa -- Some interesting concoctions were prepared at the Margate Light Plane Club's potjiekos competition; by having 66 potjies bubbling at once, the Club sets the new world record for the Most potjies cooked somultaneously, according to the World Record Academy .
Photo: Some interesting concoctions were prepared at the Margate Light Plane Club's potjiekos competition. The club broke the Guinness World Record by having 66 potjies bubbling at once. ( enlarge photo )
The Guinness World Records world record for the most people cooking simultaneously is 2,853 and was achieved at an event organised by Tourtrend Sp. z o.o (Poland), at Dolina Charlotty Resort & Spa in Strzelinko, Poland, on 13 June 2015.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the tallest cooked sugar sculpture made in 11 hours; it measures 3.91 m (12 ft 10.4 in) and was made by Alain Roby (France) at Mall of America, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA on 21 April 2006 during the filming of Guinness World Records week for the Food Network channel.
The current Guinness world record is held by South African actor and writer, Ben Krugerwho had an impressive 50 potjies on the go at the Inniebos festival in 2014.
Organiser Melville Hollambysaid that would-be chefs came out in their numbers and this was the perfect opportunity for the young (and the not so young) and adventurous to try their hand at potjie cooking, The South Coast Herald reports.
"The food all looked and smelled fantastic, "he said. For those who weren't particularly hungry, there was a fully stocked cash bar. Great music and karaoke added to the day's festivities.
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