The Emile Henry Flame collection is ideal for use on any type of stove or in the oven, they are also attractive serving dishes at the table. Use for a variety of cooking, from rice or vegetables, to soups and casseroles, pot roasting and even baking cakes and breads. Made of an innovative ceramic technology that is remarkably hard and flameproof so it can be used directly on a heat source whether it is a stovetop or grill and then can be placed in the oven to roast or bake. The direct heat tolerance is so high that it can sit on a very hot open flame for an extended period of time and it won't crack, discolor or break. The Emile Henry Flame Series cooks evenly and gently when used on top of the stove, in the oven or even in the microwave. Handcrafted in France, 10-year warranty against defects.