Cooking in a Tagine Pot

An insightful view of one of Morocco’s most famous and iconic dishes. What is a Tagine Pot? First, it’s important to note that Tagine refers to both the cooking pot and the dish inside of it. The Tagine pot comes with a tall, cone-shaped lid that covers the wide and shallow base. In Moroccan tradition, … Read more

Cooking and Baking with Terracotta Kitchenware

What is Terracotta? Terracotta is a reddish/brown-colored earthenware clay that is kiln-fired at low temperatures. Iron compounds and heat intensity are responsible for the terracotta’s brownish-orange color. The color of terracotta earthenware may range from earthy shades of brown to lively reds. After firing, the clay loses water and becomes a solid, but still porous … Read more

How to Use and Maintain Clay Pots

How to Prepare Clay Pot for the First Use Unglazed clay pots require some preparation before they are ready for use. To prepare the clay pot for cooking for the first time, immerse it in a clean bucket of water for at least one hour. You can also leave it overnight in a sink completely … Read more

How to Choose Earthenware for Healthy Cooking

When you are looking for new ways to improve the quality of your diet, you should not overlook the cookware you use for cooking your healthy meals. The pots and pans you use directly affect the taste and nutritional value of your meals. Certain cookware materials are known to react with foods or release toxic … Read more

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