For centuries cooks have taken advantage of the natural heat retention and redistribution properties of cast iron. Staub builds on this tradition with our enameled cast iron cookware. Black Matte enamel inside and cooking surface creates a culinary advantage for better browning braising and roasting. Colorful enamel outside adds flare to your kitchen and table. Safe for use on all types of heat sources including gas electric.Rough texture results in exceptional browning.Chip resistant and dishwasher safe.Requires no seasoning.Oven Safe up to 500F.Made in France.