French Country Collections

Rectangle Casserole Dish with Lid (Size 2)

$156.00

Description

Introducing the La Chamba Rectangle Casserole Dish with Lid, a culinary masterpiece hailing from the Andes of Colombia. This traditional cookware is not just a kitchen accessory; it's a timeless piece of South American heritage, bringing centuries of cooking tradition right into your home. Whether you're a gourmet chef or someone who cherishes simple, hearty meals, La Chamba offers an unparalleled cooking and serving experience.

The history of La Chamba stretches back over 700 years, its origins deeply rooted in the ancient vases and pitchers discovered in archaeological sites. This cookware embodies the spirit of these time-honored traditions, making each meal a historical journey.

Key Features

  • Versatile Use: Safe for use on various heat sources - stove, oven, microwave, grill, direct gas, barbecue, and open fire.
  • Dishwasher Safe: While dishwasher friendly, hand washing is recommended to preserve the cookware's unique finish.
  • Handcrafted Artistry: Each piece is hand-molded from coarse dark grey clay and finished with a fine terracotta glaze, showcasing the beauty of artisan craftsmanship.
  • Unique Appearance: Expect color and shape variations, a hallmark of handcrafted products, adding character to each piece.

Style Description

  • Color: Elegant black, providing a classic and sophisticated look that complements any kitchen decor.
  • Cultural Significance: A link to the rich culinary history of South America, enhancing both the functionality and aesthetic of your kitchen.

Care Instructions

  • Initial Use: Clean with mild detergent, fill 3/4 with water, and heat in the oven at 200°C for 30 minutes before the first use. This process is crucial for sealing the cookware.
  • Utensil Use: Opt for wooden utensils to avoid scratching the surface.
  • Cleaning: Hand washing is advised over dishwasher use to maintain the natural patina. Avoid harsh detergents to prevent dulling the cookware's surface.

Dimensions

  • Generous Size: Measuring 40cm in length, 16cm in width, and 30cm in height, it’s perfect for a variety of culinary uses.

Owning a piece of La Chamba Cookware is to own a slice of history, a connection to centuries-old cooking practices. It’s not just about the food you cook; it's about the stories, the tradition, and the culture you bring to your table. Every use is an opportunity to celebrate the rich heritage of Colombian cooking, making your culinary creations not just meals, but experiences.

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