The Staub 4-quart Round Dutch Oven, also known as a Staub Cocotte, is the ideal size for cooking hearty stews, roasts, soups, casseroles and other one-pot classics. The incredible heat retention and even heat diffusion gives your food consistent texture and taste in every bite. The Staub dutch oven features special spikes on the under-side of the lid, which aid in continuous, natural basting to produce flavorful foods. The extra-heavy lid fits tightly and seals in moisture for juicy and tender results. Staub's innovative multi-coat enamel is indestructible, it will never chip or discolor, keeping your sure-to-be family heirloom looking like new after every use. Nickel knob is oven safe up to 500°F. Made in France with a lifetime warranty.