In a small town in Northeast of Spain, craftsmens have actually been producing handmade cazuelas in the very same method it has been provided for countless years. The cazuelas of Pereruela are distinct due to the composition of clays found in the location and made from 2 various types of clay. They are composed of a heavy, slow-drying red clay which gives the pieces its strength, and a white clay consisting of quartz, feldspar, and mica that can be seen with the naked eye and gives the pieces its refectory properties. Together they form a special combination which in fact solidifies more each time it is used guaranteeing that you will enjoy your cazuelas for many years to come. Since the heavy clay can only be formed by hand, they give the pieces a special look which recognizes them as uniquely from Pereruela. They are glazed on the within however only part method on the outside, which together with its "sandy" texture, gives it a really rustic look undoubtedly and its character. Care and Use: Can be used in the oven, microwave, stovetop, or open flame, and can go straight to the table for a sophisticated presentation. Do not submit to drastic modifications in temperature level. Basic washing with soapy water, If blistered, soak with soapy water, then lightly scrub with a soft sponge. Do not utilize metal or abrasive pads as they may scratch. Do not position tin a dishwasher. Always utilize wood utensils with the Cazuelas as metal utensils can scratch and harm the within. Curing The traditional approach is to soak the Cazuela in water overnight for 24 hours. Due to the composition of the clay, this easy approach ensures that pores are sealed and therefore will become watertight. Additionally after the initial soaking, a clove of garlic need to be rubbed on the bottom of the outside. This is particularly more beneficial on the deeper Cazuelas used for soups and stews. After the initial soaking, extremely little upkeep is needed.
Direct from Pereruela Spain
Can be used in the oven, microwave, stovetop, or open flame, and can go directly to the table for a sophisticated presentation.
Made for unique clay with heat retaining properties which are only found in Pereruela, Spain
3 qt capacity