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 on your kitchen and table. Secure to be used on all sorts of heat sources, including gas, electric, and induction, and oven Secure as much as 500F. Chip resistant and dishwasher Secure. Made in France.