This au gratin clay baker from Romertopf is made in Germany and is intended for cooking for 4-6 persons. It has a capacity of 8.8lbs / 4kg and a porous glazed interior for easier cooking and cleaning. Cooking with clay bakers works wonders for casseroles and stews as it provides maximum flavor and tenderness and seals in nutrients with no need to add oils or fats. The foods cook in their own natural juices which results in a better flavor experience. The Romertopf clay baker is great for meat, fish, veggies, and more. The au gratin baker comes with a recipe and user booklet, is oven, microwave, and dishwasher safe, comes in a gift box, and measures 39 x 24 x 10 cm.