This Le Creuset Signature Nectar Cast Iron 26cm Shallow Casserole is perfect for a wide range of dishes - from creamy risottos and tender, flavourful meat and vegetables to crisp, golden pies and tarts. The large, flat shape and shallow sides make this cast iron casserole ideal for browning meat and vegetables, stir frying, simmering casseroles, baking and serving at the table.ADVANCED SAND INTERIOR ENAMEL - durable and easy to clean, specifically engineered to resists staining and a higher resistance to wear and tear. Significantly improved durability and performance including: 35 - 40% more resistant to thermal shock, 16% more resistant mechanical shock (chipping from utensils), more resistant to acid attack, 24% more resistant to enamel erosion, even less absorption of food colours, more durable against repeated dishwasher use and 45% easier to clean.Featuring large handles which are easier to grip and lift, even with oven mitts, when full and ergonomic stainless steel knob adding a stylish and durable finish.The engineered lid create a tight fit with built in stabilizers for enhanced moisture lock in and flavour when cooking.Handcrafted at the Le Creuset foundry in northern France since 1925, Le Creuset casseroles are made from premium quality cast iron ensuring each product is beautifully finished and long lasting. Le Creuset cast iron cookware also works efficiently at low to medium cooking temperatures and retains heat effectively, ensuring food stays warm for longer.Le Creuset cast iron casseroles are suitable for all hob types (including ceramic, halogen, induction, gas and oil or wood) and are also oven and grill safe.Dishwasher safe, although hand washing is recommended.The Le Creuset 26cm shallow cast iron casserole is ideal for 4 people and has a capacity of 2L. Dimensions: L35.2cm x W27.8cm x H11.9cm. Weight: 4.21kg.This Le Creuset Signature Nectar Cast Iron 26cm Shallow Casserole is supplied with a manufacturer's lifetime warranty.