Terracotta Olive Dish 140mm
The Olive Dish from Rejas has been thoughtfully designed to ensure that you can serve olives. The 14cm olive dish has a dedicated cup inside the bowl to ensure there is somewhere to dispose of the pips. Its traditional terracotta constructions reminds many of traditional Spanish cuisine.
The Regas range of terracotta ceramics have been forged by traditional Spanish means from 1821. To create these amazing pieces natural Spanish clay is combined with water, baked, shaped and fired with glazes to create a durable and high quality dish. The versatile ceramic can be used for direct heat, inside the oven and is also microwave safe.
Why use terracotta?
Not only does terracotta cookware create a rustic vibe and allow you to present your delicious home made wholesome meals in an appetizing way, meals can be cooked in terracotta and then served in the same bowl. Create a delicious mini one pot roast, stews and casseroles in each dish to then directly serve to the table.
Using terracotta dishes allows you to cook with very little to no fat or oil creating a healthier and more flavoursome meal. The terracotta acts as a natural insulator, meaning that your hot food will stay hot and cold drinks and meals will stay cool.
Caring for your terracotta!
When you find something good, you hold onto it and take care. Terracotta pots are made from natural materials giving you the best cookware possible. In order to care for the natural properties of your new terracotta favourite it is important to make sure that you let the piece dry naturally before storing in a cool dark place. Otherwise you might some find that mould takes a liking to your favourite friend in the kitchen. But don’t fret if this happens, mix up a little bi-carb soda with water into a paste and apply to the affected area. Let the paste dry, brush off and wash as normal.
Before you race to the kitchen and use your new terracotta piece make sure you soak that bad boy in water for 6 hours in order to remove any clay dust residue.