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 A Cocotte is a traditional French Baking Dish.  

Cast Iron Cocotte’s cannot go in the microwave but you can purchase Ceramic Cocotte’s, if you require versatility that will go from freezer to microwave or oven and back again. 


Most Cocotte baking dishes are made of Cast Iron and glazed with Enamel. Cocotte’s can range in size .25 Q (237 ml) to 9 Q  (8.5 L).


Cocottes can be expensive so be sure when Purchasing a Cocotte to get your money’s worth.

Culinary Uses

Typically, a Cocotte is oven proof and shallow making it ideal for Stuffing’s and Casseroles.