Abigail Cahill O'Brien

La Chamba Cookware

In Feathering the Nest on March 23, 2010 at 5:30 am

La Chamba 3-qt Crockpot, $72 at La Chambaware

I’ve had a crush on La Chamba cookware for quite a while. Wouldn’t they look stunning on a rough-hewn farm table?  They take direct heat (gas flame only) and go from oven to table.

Made in Columbian, the shapes are hand molded rather than thrown on a pottery wheel.  The pots are red to begin with, turning black via an intense firing process called “smoking.”  The slight sheen is not a glaze.  The finish is achieved by burnishing the clay with agates and semi-precious stones before firing.   Read more about the process here.  You can buy La Chamba here, here, and here.

La Chamba 3.5 cup Casserole, $30 at La Chambaware

La Chamba Large Ladle, $15 at La Chambaware

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  1. […] see the bowl  overflowing with hydrangeas or peonies.  For casual dinners, I’d mix it with La Chamba oven-to-table […]

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