It heats very evenly and retains heat for a long period. Its origins can be traced back at least 700 years to vases and pitchers found in pre-Columbian archaeological sites. Black clay, la chamba cookware, is well-known and used throughout Colombia in restaurants and homes for preparing and serving traditional dishes.
It is still made in the traditional manner, by families in a small village on the banks of the Magdalena River in Central Colombia. Completely natural and safe, tastier, contains no toxins or lead and the porous nature of the clay allows the slow evaporation of steam and produce food that is healthier, and moist using less fat and liquids.
Flat bottom and oval shape casserole, Length 108in handles included x Width 8. 3in from outside, Height 6. 5in with the top of the lid handle and Capacity 2. 25qt filled comfortably without overflowing. Well suited for microwave, gas or electric ranges and perfect for placing in an oven for finishing stews or rice dishes and serve in the table for a great presentation.
Will last many years with proper use and care each piece comes with a product information sheet outlining the Uses and Care for the product. Cooking pieces heat very evenly and retain heat for a long period. Its oval shape provides more room and can even accommodate whole poultry for dishes such as Korean Whole Chicken Ginseng Soup.
The chamba comal is concave and works best on gas stoves. Timeless chamba cookware is handmade in Colombia from clay that contains mica which allows it to withstand heat. All-natural and unglazed, it contains no toxins. Chamba can be used in the oven and microwave--even on the stovetop and grill! . The chamba comal is concave.
It cleans up easily and should not be put in the dishwasher. Because chamba cookware is handmade, dimensions are approximate; actual size may vary.
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