Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Eco Friendly Emile Henry's New Risotto Pot

Have you tried Emile Henry cookware yet?  It's eco friendly, made from French Burgundy clay and absolutely no toxic materials.  You dont' have to worry about leaching and it's literally from the earth.  They have recently introduced the new RISOTTO pot and I think it's perfect for all that winter squash you (we) have around the kitchen this time of year.

Look at the gorgeous lines on this pot.  It reminds me of Asian one-pot-meal type cookware, or a Mongolian hot pot.  I've used it this way, it makes a fabulous presentation, and just seems perfect for a rich spicy Asian inspired soup.  The ceramic holds heat, so you can serve from this pot and place it on a trivet to look beautiful on the table where it's handy for second helpings.

Of course it works flawlessly for making risotto, the depth made specifically for all that stirring.  Butternut squash or pumpkin risotto is particularly decadent this time of year, and healthy, and can easily be made vegan.  The little nubs on the inside of the lid help to circulate flavor and promote even cooking and self basting.  Flame top cookware may be used on pretty much any surface, is dishwasher safe and is super easy to clean by hand.   Emile Henry stands behind their product and offers a generous ten year warranty.  Find the Risotto pot HERE.