Founded in 1850 in the province of Burgundy, France, family-owned and operated Emile Henry has established a global reputation for crafting the finest quality ceramic ovenware, gourmet cooking products and bakeware. The same mineral-rich limestone soil and clay which produces world famous wine is part of the special clay cookware formula which is the basis of all Emile Henry cookware and related products. The Burgundy clay has superior heat retention properties which evenly and slowly diffuse the heat so that food is cooked evenly; all products are direct freezer to oven, may go under the broiler and in the microwave plus they are easy to clean and chip resistant. The product line includes pie dishes, baking dishes, covered casseroles, tagines, chicken roasters, pizza stones, braisers, saucepots, risotto pots, lasagna bakers, baking stones, roasters, grills, ramekins and more along with dinnerware and serveware such as pasta bowls. Emile Henry - beautiful, durable and delightful.