Enameled Cast Iron


Dutch oven -- if not ECI, then what?

by fallenguru 18 days ago

We've been making a lot of thicker soups / stews recently, like Minestrone, Ribollita; stove-to-oven stuff like Osso buco alla Milanese as well. So I've bought a 26 cm / 5.2 l Staub ECI dutch oven,...


The necessity for using smaller sized pans for stews & soups?

by CHSeifert 2 days ago

I'm a big fan of space in my pots and pans when I make stews and soups. I prefer 6-7 liter cooking vessels for my stews and soups, even if they only use 50% of the volume of the pan. I'm wonder...

Any other Le Creuset Fanatics out there?

by ThriftedTreasure 3 years ago

Hi, this is my first ever post! I am a keen Le Creuset Collector (vintage and new) and love seeing other people's collections too but can't find any collectors groups out there. Thought it might be...

Finally Bought Paderno cookware

by kissmymuscle 9 days ago

Hi, guys. Thanks for helping me in the past a few days. I finally made my decision , bought Paderno cookware. I purchased a Staub cast iron cocotte in the first day I came to this community. I purc...

Fissler vs Paderno Rondeau and Frypan

by kissmymuscle 9 days ago

Hi,guys. after a few days looking around in this community ,I am planning to buy a rondeau and a fry pan from the high end company Fissler or Paderno. Both rondeau and frypan gonna be 28 cm. The Fi...

How is All-Clad Copper Core Round Roaster?

by kissmymuscle 12 days ago

Hi guys, I have been reviewed hundreds of posts in this website. I am deciding to pick one high end cookware for myself. How is AC CC round roaster? compared to a cast iron dutch oven. I made a lot...

I am a single person with a Staub 4qt and a Staub 5.5qt round cocotte. Should I return one or are there different uses for both these sizes?

by MarleneDietrich 1 year ago

I love the Staub matte black, so when I saw it in the 4qt at Sur La Table last week for $100 I immediately bought it. However, i was concerned that it might be too small for cooking certain things ...

Dutch ovens/cocottes/casserole pots: Staub, Copco, or Falk?

by GL003 3 months ago

I've been reading around a lot about LC vs Staub, etc., but one question I'm curious about is that when it comes to dutch ovens/cocottes/casserole pots, which one of the following three is the most...

Why I chose Staub over Le Creuset as a new cook

by dborlando 1 year ago

At 50, I finally got the courage to learn how to cook, and the initial experience has been both daunting and rewarding. A Tennesse hillbilly, I grew up around some of the best Southern comfort food...


by DorleneK 1 month ago

The Vermicular Japanese cook-pot went on sale in the U.S. Jan. 31st and I just received mine. It's an elegant appliance and I'd like advice or instructions on how to best make use of it.

Le Creuset "Doufeu"

by Tom Meg 16 years ago

Has anyone had any experience with this sort of cooking vessel? I saw it in the recent Williams Sonoma catalogue, and I can't tell if I'm intrigued or if it's just silly. It's basically their us...

Vermicular pots

by bloodboy 8 months ago

Does anyone have any experience with these Japanese made enameled cast iron pots? https://shop.vermicular.com/en/index.php I've seen information on them on Japanese boards but no-one has mentio...

Le Creuset enamel - knackered?

by john_vaughan 1 month ago

Hello there, please find attached a photograph of my 18cm cast iron Le Creuset pot. The inside has become quite stained (it is frequently dishwashed) but now it looks as if i can see through the ...

Feedback on your new Fissler/Paderno/Silga

by damiano 1 year ago

A few of us here have recently jumped on deals on Fissler original profi, Paderno 1100 Grand Gourmet, and/or Silga Teknika pots and pans. Now that there are more people using these, I'm eager to le...

Found a cast iron enamel set at goodwill in amazing shape - but no marks. got any ideas?

by ginandtonic 2 years ago

Hi pals. Just wanted to ask some questions about this enameled cast iron pot set I found at the goodwill here. I thought they were legit vintage Le Creuset by the shape (almost identical) and thoug...

Form, Function and Value

by FlamBay 2 months ago

Lately I have been thinking about my cookware and how I may start looking for something new. I am a big fan of "fine" things and how I tend to purchase based on how something makes me feel when I ...

Cast Iron repair

by emeldag 2 months ago

Some years ago I had a Creuset pot renamelled but I have forgotten the name of the company. Can anyone help me, please?

Is my new Le Creuset defective?

by fougasse 3 months ago

I just bought a Le Creuset. The rim has some small chipping, as you can see in the picture. Is this common and acceptable? (also, do they season the rim before selling? the entire rim looks very ro...

Normal Staub Quality on Lid?

by TBone4U 3 months ago

I just received this 7 quart Braise & Grill the other day. The lower vessel is completely fine inside and out. However, on the lid, on the lip of the lid, there appear to be several sections of ch...

Le Creuset - " France " - " Made in France " ?

by Ngau 1 year ago

About the print at the bottom of the Le Creuset cookware, does the word " France " ( without " Made in " ) indicate any possibilities that the cookware is not actually made in France ? Or why it ...