In a small town in Northeast of Spain, artisans have been producing handmade cazuelas in the same method it has actually been provided for thousands of years. The cazuelas of Pereruela are distinct due to the structure of clays discovered in the location and made from 2 different types of clay. They are made up of a heavy, slow-drying red clay which provides the pieces its strength, and a white clay consisting of quartz, feldspar, and mica that can be seen with the naked eye and provides the pieces its refectory homes. Together they form a special mix which really solidifies more each time it is used making sure that you will enjoy your cazuelas for many years to come. Considering that the heavy clay can just be molded by hand, they provide the pieces a special look which identifies them as distinctively from Pereruela. They are glazed on the within however just part method on the outdoors, which together with its "sandy" texture, provides 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 send to drastic changes in temperature. Basic cleaning with soapy water, If sweltered, soak with soapy water, then gently scrub with a soft sponge. Do not utilize metal or abrasive pads as they might scratch. Do not place tin a dishwasher. Constantly utilize wood utensils with the Cazuelas as metal utensils can scratch and damage the within. Curing The conventional approach is to soak the Cazuela in water over night for 24 hours. Due to the structure of the clay, this easy approach makes sure that pores are sealed and for that reason will become watertight. Furthermore after the initial soaking, a clove of garlic need to be rubbed on the bottom of the exterior. This is particularly more helpful on the deeper Cazuelas used for soups and stews. After the initial soaking, really little upkeep is required.
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
3.5 qt capacity