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Introducing the Römertopf

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One-pot meals are awesome. A whole industry exists around slow cookers and crock pots, and casseroles, cassoulets, baked beans and pot roasts  have been satisfying fans of the single-dish supper for ages. We’ve written about Dutch Ovens before, and every winter it gets a great workout, but today we’re having a look at another classic one-pot cooker; the Römertopf.

The Römertopf is made of terra-cotta clay, porous and unglazed, and its simple but ingenious design allows for the cooking to be done by combining hot air and steam. Continue »