For centuries, cooks have taken good thing about the natural heat retention and redistribution properties of forged iron. Staub builds in this tradition with our enameled forged iron cookware. Black matte enamel within and cooking surface creates a culinary advantage for better browning, braising, and roasting. Colorful enamel out of doors adds flare for your kitchen and table. Protected to be used on all forms of heat sources, including gas, electric, and induction, and oven Protected as much as 500F. Chip resistant and dishwasher Protected. Made in France.