Manufacturer's Description - Le Creuset Stoneware (AKA 'Poterie')
'Tough enough to withstand the most demanding kitchen Le Creuset Stoneware is designed to go from the freezer to the oven and to your table in style. Le Creuset's century-old legacy of attention to detail and handcrafted excellence gives Le Creuset Stoneware the functional features cooks desire.
Manufactured using the highest quality materials and techniques, Le Creuset Stoneware offers much greater resistance to extreme temperature changes, chipping and crazing. The tough, craze-free glaze is totally hygienic - it will not absorb food or flavours and is stain and scratch resistant. Its 'easy care' finish makes cleaning simplicity itself!
Resistant to chipping, cracking and staining
Easy to clean
Odour and flavour resistant
Freezer and dishwasher safe
Suitable for microwaves, combination ovens and conventional ovens.'