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