"Le Creuset Bakeware: Le Creuset Stoneware 8-Ounce Petite Round Covered Casserole, Marseille From indulgent desserts and hearty casseroles to freshly baked breads and more, Le Creuset"s assortment of quality bakeware ensures perfect results from the oven every time. Le Creuset stoneware dishes are versatile, multi-purpose designs that offer all the even-heating benefits of stoneware in a variety of shapes and capacities to fit nearly any baking, roasting or broiling recipe. Each dish features grooved handles for a sure grip, plus Le Creuset"s glazed interior that protects against utensil damage, staining and odor absorption u0153 making each dependable piece of stoneware easy to use and easy to count on. High-quality exterior enamel protects against metal marks and other damageHard-wearing, impermeable finish fired at temperatures as high as 2192 degrees F is safe for cutting on with knivesUnmatched thermal resistance from -65 degrees F to 500 degrees F u0153 safe for the freezer, microwave, oven, broiler and dishwasherLess than 1% porosity, blocking moisture absorption which can lead to cracking, crazing and rippling along the interiorUnique clay mixture that creates a very dense material when fired, maintaining even temperatures and preventing scorchingResistant to staining and flavor/odor absorptionA perfectly color-matched palette of bold, consistent tones for easy mixing and matching with other Le Creuset products Introduction All items in the Le Creuset stoneware range are original designs and have been hand-crafted, making each piece unique. Due to this uniqueness, there may be slight variations from piece to piece. Le Creuset Stoneware is safe for use in the microwave, freezer, refrigerator, dishwasher, oven and broiler. The maximum oven-safe temperature is 500 degrees F / 260 degrees C. The enameled surface is easy to clean and scratch-resistant. The enamel is completely hygienic and will not absorb odors or flavors."