Camp Ovens / Dutch Ovens
a camp oven?
A definition of a camp oven is
a metal pot with a heavy lid, used for
baking over an open fire; Australian
equivalent of the dutch oven.
Camp ovens can be made from cast iron or
spun carbon steel. They come in various
sizes such as 10 inch, 12 inch, 16 inch
etc or are measured in volume capacity
such as 7.5 litre, 12 litre or 4.5
quart, 6 quart, 9 quart etc .
The shapes can be round or oval. Some
camp ovens have a flat lid surface
suitable for placing hot coals for the
Some brand names for camp ovens are
Bedouri, Coleman, Camp Chef, Furphy and
Hillbillyís BushKing and BushRanger.