Le Creuset Cast Iron Signature Shallow Casserole, Volcanic, 30cm

Le Creuset Cast Iron Signature Shallow Casserole, Volcanic, 30cm

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Colour

Size

Colour
Volcanic
£235.00 - £270.00
Standard UK delivery within 7 days
Product description

Product code: 81347318

The multipurpose Signature Cast Iron Shallow Casserole is the perfect way to start your Le Creuset collection. Loved by generations, this casserole is a true 4-in-1 dish: it’s a great casserole, stir-fry pan, baking and roasting dish and it’s also a striking serving dish, updated and available in an array of carefully chosen colours.

The shallow, wide base allows maximum contact between the food and the heat, making it endlessly versatile and ideal for anything from quick and easy 30-minute meals to slow-cooked aromatic stews, seafood paellas, couscous or sauces, stir-frying, baking or roasting vegetables.

Key features:

  • Versatile use in the oven, on the hob, under the grill or even on a barbecue
  • Lightest cast iron on the market
  • Exceptional heat retention saves energy
  • Tight-fitting domed lid helps retain moisture
  • Easy-grip side handles and ergonomic lid knob
  • Resists chipping, cracking and colour fading
  • Handcrafted, unique piece
  • Lifetime guarantee included
  • Wide choice of vibrant and classic colours available

Additional features:

Versatile all-rounder
Perfect for one-pot recipes for busy lives, as well as casseroles cooked over time, this all-rounder makes fragrant rice and pilaf dishes, stuffed vegetables, soups, golden-roasted potatoes and even bakes bread. The tight-fitting lid keeps the oven clean and is perfect when proving dough to create family-sized loaves of focaccia and other favourites. The easy-release interior suits baking tarts, crumbles and pies.
Try it with spatchcock chicken, cooking with the lid on to keep the meat moist, then removing the lid towards the end for a final blast to make the skin crispy. Use on the hob, including induction, in the oven, on an Aga, under the grill, on a barbecue or even on an open fire.

Retains heat and moisture
Made from robust cast iron, this casserole’s weight is its strength. A solid performer, it distributes heat evenly and retains heat to save energy; it best operates on a low to medium setting. Transfer from oven to table and it will keep dishes warm for longer. The domed lid increases space and returns moisture to the pot to prevent dishes drying out. You need only a little oil for cooking thanks to the sand enamel interior that prevents sticking and burning. Adding a touch of water makes it ideal for steaming too.

Easy to carry and clean
The lightest cast iron on the market, this much-loved kitchen staple features large handles that are easy to grip with oven gloves. Stabilisers under the lid give a secure, no-slide fit while the lid’s heat-resistant stainless steel knob is ergonomically shaped for the hand. Almost like non-stick, the toughened enamel interior is easy to wipe clean. It’s also hygienic and won’t absorb odours and flavours.

Built to last
Designed for longevity, this quality kitchen favourite makes a wonderful wedding gift, to be enjoyed for many memorable meals to come. Handcrafted by skilled artisans at the original Le Creuset foundry in France since 1925, each piece is made from its own sand mould, making it entirely unique. It resists chipping and cracking and retains its colour over time. All Le Creuset cast iron comes with a lifetime guarantee.

Colour your kitchen
The casserole is available in an extensive choice of colours and shades to suit your taste and your décor, from earthy Flint and Cassis to timeless Satin Black, Cotton and Almond. Take your pick from stunning blue hues in Ink, Marseille Blue, Coastal Blue, Teal and Marine or choose Cerise or ever-classic Volcanic to add warmth to a kitchen.

Product specification
Brand
Le Creuset
Capacity
3.5L
Cookware Features
Induction Compatible, Dishwasher Safe, Oven Safe
Country of Origin
France
Dimensions
H13.5 x W31.7 x D35.5cm
Dishwasher Safe
Yes but hand wash recommended
Freezer Safe
YES
Grill Safe
NO
Guarantee
Lifetime
Hob Safe
YES
Induction Compatible
YES
Material
Cast iron
Material
Cast Iron
Microwave Safe
NO
Nonstick
NO
Oven Safe
Yes to 260°C
Weight
6.11kg
Brand information
Le Creuset

Le Creuset is recognised the world over for market-leading, premium quality ranges of enamelled cast iron cookware, multi-ply stainless steel, toughened non-stick, and stoneware, along with its outstanding range of wine accessories.

Established in 1925, Le Creuset has been making world-class cookware from its foundry in Fresnoy le Grand, France for almost 100 years. Innovation remains at the forefront of their success – they’ve expanded the types of products on offer and have taken advantage of many technological advances since its beginnings.

Le Creuset has continued to use the hand-crafted techniques and the original process of forging and casting in the manufacturing of its cookware. This attention to its heritage is also characteristic of the design. The Cocotte, or French Oven, was one of the first cast iron items produced by Le Creuset and is still the most popular item sold in a range of bright retro colours, with Volcanic (orange) the company’s trademark.

Used by leading chefs and keen cooks in more than 60 countries around the world including the US, UK, Japan and Australia, Le Creuset cookware offers outstanding performance time after time.

Delivery & returns
Standard Delivery
free
UK delivery within 5 days, 8am - 8pm, Monday to Saturday. Free on orders over £50, otherwise £3.95.
Standard Delivery
free
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Click & Collect
free
Free Click & Collect with no minimum spend until 19 October. Choose a collection day at checkout, next day available at some locations. Available at Waitrose, selected John Lewis shops, Co-op branches, Shell stations and Booths stores.
Evening delivery within M25
£9.95
Evening delivery within M25 on the day of your choice or same day for orders before 10am. 7 – 10pm, 7 days a week. We’ll text you a 1-hour delivery window on the day.
Next or Named Day Delivery
£6.95
Delivery on the day of your choice, 8am - 8pm, 7 days a week. You'll receive a text on the morning of delivery with a 1-hour delivery window.
Morning Delivery
£10.95
Delivery on the day of your choice, by 10.30am available 7 days a week.
Collect+
Not available for this item

Returns

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You can also return a Click & Collect order to where you collected it.

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