Celia, from Fig Jam and Lime Cordial, has been championing the merits of clay cookware of late. She is not a fan of cast iron enamel pots because of their weight and the fact that they are buggers to clean.
I am not particularly enamoured with cast iron enamel cookware either. I must admit that I have looked at it, longingly, in kitchenware shops but the price always put me off. I had never bought any until I spent a month in France some years ago. I just had to buy a piece of Le Creuset in France. Luckily, we hired a car so it wasn’t the burden lugging it around might have been. I do use it, but nowhere near as much as you might think. It only really comes out when I have a couple of casserole dishes going at once. I find food sticks to it and it is bloody heavy.
So, I hear you ask, if you are not a Le Creuset woman, what type of woman are you? Continue reading