18cm Decorated Terracotta Bowl

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18cm Decorated Terracotta Bowl
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Model:  RE2018-RE

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  • Made in Breda, Catalonia the most famous town in Spain for terracotta 
  • Beautiful classic hand-painted design
  • Perfect dish for both cooking and serving
  • 18cm Diameter, 5.5cm Deep, 650ml Capacity
  • Warm, rustic and relaxed feel 
  • Suitable for Oven & microwave*
  • Dishwasher & Freezer safe*
  • Use from Oven-to-table
  • Lead-free food-safe glaze
  • Alvailable in 22cm & 26cm  in both red & yellow

Our range of terracotta decorated bowls come from Breda, probably the most famous town in Spain for terracotta dishes. Terracotta dishes have been made here since Roman times due to the exceptional quality of the local deposits of clay.

These hand-painted bowls have a beautiful, yet simple design with rich vibrant colours and a deep glaze. The outside of the bowl is a natural coloured glaze. They can be used for snacks, dips or a side salad amongst many other uses. They can also be used in the oven or microwave.

*  If you plan to cook with these dishes, please see our Terracotta Care Guide for instructions on how to first prepare your dish for cooking with.

* Please check carefully that this is the correct size for your needs, as due to the fragility of terracotta,  we cannot accept returns  under any circumstances.

Here a few instructions for caring for your terracotta cazuelas.

They are incredibly versatile and can be used in the oven, in the microwave and even on the hob. If you are going to use them for cooking (as opposed to simply using it as a serving dish), the dishes first need to be “cured”. You need to soak them in water for at least 30 minutes, but ideally several hours or more. This will strengthen the clay so it won't crack once it's heated. Drain and wipe dry. A traditional technique is to also rub the unglazed bottom with a cut clove of garlic (we are not sure how the garlic works, but it certainly is used by many people in practise)

You can also fill the dish with water, and bring to the boil slowly, then let the dish cool down naturally again. This technique has been used since the Middle Ages. It seasons the dish, kills bacteria and hardens the unglazed parts.

While the terracotta can withstand very high and low temperatures, it doesn't accept abrupt changes in temperature. Slow and steady heat changes are best. Don't pour cold liquid into a hot cazuela, for example. It's also not advisable to heat an empty cazuela.

If you have not used the cazuela for an extended period of time, you may need to re-cure it before use.

They are safe to use in the dishwasher, but because the clay is still porous the drying cycle will not completely dry them. Therefore when removed from the dishwasher simply let them air for a few hours before putting them away.

They can also be used in the freezer, but as before, let them reach room temperature naturally.

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