All pieces in the Belle Cuisine Collection from Revol feature incredibly resilient single-block handles - a first in the world of porcelain. The user-friendly design is perfect for preparing, cooking, presenting and serving. Revol developments are designed for browning, simmering, caramelizing or slow cooking and to diffuse heat to the heart of the food to keep it warm on the table. From casserole meal to ramekin, Revol cookware goes from stove to table with pride, as if to say "I made it myself." Revol porcelain is the best of the best of culinary-grade porcelain, consisting of neither cadmium nor lead. It is fired at an ultra-high temperature level (2408 F), making it impermeable and 100 percent sanitary. Revol porcelain will not soak up fats, smells or bacteria. The remarkably tough material of Revol porcelain is resistant to cracking and thermal shock. The great art of Revol porcelain is likewise a science, perfected and practiced as a family-run business in Saint-Uze, France since 1789. Practical, classy Belle Cuisine porcelain goes magnificently from oven to table, and is likewise freezer, microwave, and dishwasher safe. Imported from France.