A one-pot wonder, the cast iron round casserole from Le Creuset is an iconic piece of cookware loved by generations. Updated and endlessly versatile, it's ideal for anything from quick and easy 30-minute meals to slow-cooked aromatic stews served as a table centrepiece. Key features: Versatile use in the oven, on the hob, under the grill or even on a barbecue Lightest cast iron on the market Exceptional heat retention saves energy Tight-fitting domed lid helps retain moisture Easy-grip side handles and ergonomic lid knob Resists chipping, cracking and colour fading Handcrafted, unique piece Suitable for all hobs, including induction Lifetime guarantee included Versatile all-rounder Perfect for one-pot recipes for busy lives, as well as casseroles cooked over time, this all-rounder makes fragrant rice and pilaf dishes, stuffed vegetables, soups, golden-roasted potatoes, roast chicken and even bakes bread. The tight-fitting lid keeps the oven clean and is perfect when proving dough to create family-sized loaves. The easy-release interior suits baking. Use on the hob, including induction, in the oven, on an Aga, under the grill, on a barbecue or even on an open fire. Retains heat and moisture Made from robust cast iron, this casserole's weight is its strength. A solid performer, it distributes heat evenly and retains heat to save energy; it best operates on a low to medium setting. Transfer from oven to table and it will keep dishes warm for longer. The domed lid increases space and returns moisture to the pot to prevent dishes drying out. You need only a little oil for cooking thanks to the sand enamel interior that prevents sticking and burning. The enamel caramelises onions and with the lid on it can sweat vegetables for depth of flavour. Adding a touch of water makes it ideal for steaming too. Easy to carry and clean The lightest cast iron on the market, this much-loved kitchen staple features large handles that are easy to grip with oven gloves. Stabilisers under the lid give a secure, no-slide fit while the lid's heat-resistant phenolic knob is ergonomically shaped for the hand. Almost like non-stick, the toughened enamel interior is easy to wipe clean. It's also hygienic and won't absorb odours and flavours. Built to last Designed for longevity, this quality kitchen favourite makes a wonderful wedding gift, to be enjoyed for many memorable meals to come. Handcrafted by skilled artisans at the original Le Creuset foundry in France since 1925, each piece is made from its own sand mould, making it entirely unique. It resists chipping and cracking and retains its colour over time. All Le Creuset cast iron comes with a lifetime guarantee.
Le Creuset Essentials Cast Iron Round Casserole Pot, 22cm
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