The Staub Round Dutch Oven 28cm is a real showpiece for your home. Use the enameled cast iron pan for searing, frying, stewing, and caramelizing ingredients. The cast iron distributes the heat gradually and evenly and retains it well. When the pan is hot, you can turn down the heat. That way, your dish will continue to simmer until it's done, and you'll lose less energy. The flat, heavy lid has little nubs across the interior. This drip system, together with the condensation process, ensures that the contents of the Staub Dutch oven is continually basted. Your dish will slowly simmer with barely any of the juices escaping. Want to speed up the condensation process? Put ice cubes in the bowl-shaped lid when simmering.