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Le Creuset – for Quality French/Dutch Ovens, and SO much more!

Updated on February 3, 2015

Want to add to, or start, a collection of classic quality cookware?


Le Creuset - a great range of top quality kitchenware to choose from

  • If you own one of the Le Creuset characteristic dutch ovens and want to acquire more quality classic cookware from this well-regarded manufacturer of kitchenware, or

  • Perhaps you have a friend or relative who raves about this trade name and you would like to add to, or even start, their collection with something (be it a small or substantive piece)

then do be aware that they manufacture a very wide range of high quality products - including cooking utensils, mugs, honey pots, cereal bowls, tagines, teapots, trivets, skillets.

On this page you'll find a selection of the "Le Creuset" product range, including user ratings, plus you can see the remainder of the range here with reviews from frank objective buyers.

This famous manufacturer of porcelain enamelled cast iron kitchen/cookware was founded in France and are celebrated the world over for their high quality, durable range of cookware. Creuset is French for cauldron, a cauldron being a large metal pot with lid and handle, traditionally used to cook above an open fire. In particular they are well respected for their colourful French/dutch ovens. (Other names for dutch ovens include dutch pot, dutchy, casseroles.)

Their superior quality is reflected in their pricing. Many purchasers view the acquisition of a product in this trade name as an investment. In particular, this firm's dutch ovens are seen as items which have the potential to be passed down from one generation to another.


Le Creuset 1-1/4-Quart Rectangular Bakers with Bonus Baker

These 10.5 x 7 inch and 7 by 5 inch rectangular bakers are nigh on non-porous; great for withstanding odour absorption.

They can be used/placed in a regular or mini-oven, microwave, fridge, freezer or dishwasher. At the dinner table you can serve straight from these attractive bakers.

Purchasers remarked that this cookware is sturdy and easy to clean. When smaller meals are being prepared they are perfectly sized and particularly if you cooking in a Toaster/Mini Oven these should fit the bill - so you can save on energy/bills in that you are not running a large or regular sized appliance.

A healthy 79% or ratings were 5 stars or 4 stars and overall this items rated 4.2 stars out of 5.



Le Creuset Mugs, Set of 4

These are ideal for any hot beverage or soup and come in a set of 4 mugs. As well as the colours shown on this page, they are also available in white.

The stoneware used resists cracks, scratches and stains and is dishwasher safe. (NB: you can also buy these mugs singly)

Le Creuset buyers agreed these mugs are beautiful, durable - great for everyday use and visitors alike. Several mentioned they had gifted them to friends and loved ones. Although somewhat pricey, the overwhelming majority of purchasers were happy with the quality and felt it a worthwhile outlay. (Do note that these mugs have a pearlescent, rather than matt finish.)

A rating of either 5 or 4 stars was selected by 87% of buyers. Overall the rating was 4.4 stars out of 5.


Le Creuset Stoneware 12-Ounce Gravy Boat, Caribbean

A beautifully shaped gravy boat which has a resistant impermeable finish and is safe in your oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, and dishwasher.

This lovely Caribbean Blue coloured item makes a great addition or starter item for any admirer of this brand of distinguished kitchenware. Yes - a well received gift for a friend or family member – or why not just treat yourself for a change!

It has an overall rating of 4.8 stars out of 5.

Dutch Ovens - A review of 3 best buys - warts and all

This essential Trivet is rated 4.7 stars out of 5 and is available in a range of colours

This set is available in a range of colours – Rated 4.7 stars out of 5.

Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars, this Butter Dish also comes in Cherry Red and White

And last but not least -

Le Creuset Signature Enameled Cast-Iron 5-1/2-Quart Round French Oven

As well as being a durable product, this item will continue to look great as the years roll by as it has been designed to deflect chips, cracks and staining. In this regard many purchasers feel it is far superior to other brands of dutch oven.

The handles are designed to aid user manoeuvrability and grip. This is important, since cast iron is a weighty cookware material.

The close fitting secure lid and heat resistant knob also assist ease of use.

This particular model comes in a range of colours. (NB: there is a wide selection of sizes in addition to the one shown here.)

You can use this quality versatile piece of cookware on the stove top, in the oven and then take it to the dining table and serve straight from it.

Out of 186 ratings, 94% gave this item 5 or 4 stars. The overall rating was 4.8 stars out of 5.

Did you know that this manufacturer does gift sets? (see the link in the paragraph below)

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NB: Always read the manufacturer specifications and instuctions before purchasing and using kitchenware.

© 2014 Esther Strong


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