These traditional Spanish cooking vessels are made of dense terra-cotta that's been specially fired to make it suitable for use on a wide variety of heat sources, from oven to stovetop to open flame-even microwave. Made in Breda, Spain, a tiny village with a long history of ceramic craftsmanship. The dish will retain heat and continue to simmer even after being brought to the table for serving. Lead-free, natural glaze won't react with foods. Adept at cooking everything from scrambles and stews to rice puddings and casseroles. 12 1/4" diam., 3" high; 4-qt. cap.; 4 lb. Made in Spain. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive.