"Self-sufficiency does not mean 'going back' to the acceptance of a lower standard of living. On the contrary, it is the striving for a higher standard of living, for food that is organically grown and good, for the good life in pleasant surroundings... and for the satisfaction that comes from doing difficult and intricate jobs well and successfully." John Seymour ~ Self Sufficiency 2003

Monday 10 September 2012

Anyone for solar?

B-i-g news.

I have been given distribution rights for the solar oven I use - the Sun Cook® which is manufactured by SunOK in Portugal.

And - because of that - I can now offer a Sun Cook® solar oven to anyone in South Africa who would like to own one.

I am so thrilled - I am passionate about my solar oven, and, if I can share the joy - what more could I ask for?

There are two Sun Cook® models available - the Premium and the Tropical.

SunOK Premium model
The Sun Cook® Premium has an additional side mirror and a small sundial, but it is intended for use in the Northern Hemisphere where the sun's angle is not as ideal.  I (finally) received the Premium model, but have only used the side mirror attachment once or twice.

The Tropical model -
it has the same specs as
the Premium model, but
excludes the side mirror
and sundial
So, I am recommending, and stocking, the Sun Cook® Tropical model.

I can, however, order the Sun Cook® Premium, if you require it - but there will be a delay of 6 - 8 weeks from order to delivery.

If you live in the Southern African region and you are interested in lowering your eco-footprint, Escom power costs, creating delicious and nutritious meals, please - drop me an email to:

dani @ ecofootprint . co . za (copy and paste to your mail programme and remove the spaces :)

and I'll give you the costings.  But, I guarantee you won't find it cheaper anywhere else, because I am not in it to make a huge profit like others, I just want to share the passion / pleasure / lower electricity bills :)

Oh, and by the way, I'm including a free CD copy of my "Introduction to solar cooking.pdfand "Free from the Sun" solar recipes with every solar oven purchased.
Choc cherry biscuits cooking in my Sun Cook® 
solar oven :)


  1. Congrats Dani! That is super exciting.

    1. Emily - It is, isn't it - I'm over the moon :)

  2. Now that's a great working from home idea :)!

    1. Robyn - LOL That too - but sharing the solar cooing experience is my Number One plus and my complete motivation :)

  3. I would love to be able to cook with solar. The stove looks very sleek!

    Thank you for stopping by All Natural Katie!

    1. Katie - Thank YOU for stopping by.

      Cooking with solar power is dead easy - all you need is a solar oven :)


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