LAVA DUTCH OVEN:Lava is specialized for heating and appliance industry. With 40 years of experience in casting molding (Sinto and DISA), sand preparation, melting, sandblasting/grinding and enamel coating plant as the leading company in the world, Lava’s main production issue; cast iron cookware, pans, grills and stove top casting grills. The world’s highest quality cast iron is processed together with electrophoresis enamel coating technology in the production facilities of the ISO9001 standard. ENAMELED CAST IRON: Diameter: 9.50 in, Capacity: 2.5 Qt, Weight: 9.7 Ib, 4.41 kg. The most important feature of this dutch oven is, it has been coated with 3 layers of enamel with 3 stages of firing technique. This sturdy coating provides not only an aesthetic exterior but also outstanding engineering properties, such as mechanical strength of the enamelled surface, stability of colour, corrosion resistance, resistance to abrasion, chemical and heat resistance, hygiene and easy cleaning. PRESERVES VITAMIN&AROMA: Lava Cast Iron Cookware has 0.20 in, 5 mm thick base therefore it meets equal cooking degree from all points of cooking area. The special design lid offers a unique feature. Spikes on the Lava lids create a self-basting system, where the lid's spikes, flatness, weight and tight fit create a perfect environment for steam to rise, condense, and evenly drip back for more tenderness and flavor. As a result Lava dutch oven is excellent for slow cooking and drawing flavor from foods. NATURALLY NON STICK: This well-seasoned cast iron casserole allows you to cook with less oil because it offers a natural non-stick surface. Lava enameled casserole is virtually indestructible, beautiful and you can cook literally anything on it. You can use for most recipes such as soups, roasts, stews, grills, rice, casseroles and many more. Cast iron is suitable for all kinds of cooking techniques. It’s oven, and stovetop safe. NATURAL AND HEALTHY: Lava cast iron dutch oven is 100% natural and recyclable. Since it comes from nature, it easily returns to nature. It is the most compatible medium with human and environment. Free from harmful additives or toxic substances.