The Difference Between Terracotta and Clay Cookware

As earthen cookware becomes more and more popular due to its multiple benefits, both taste and health wise, many people seem to equate clay pots and pans with terracotta cookware. While both of them are a type of earthenware, there are some essential differences between the two, which make pure clay cookware truly unique. The reason why clay pots and pans have become increasingly popular lately is that they provide a very healthy way of cooking, without the need for any fat or liquid and whilst preserving the nutrients in food. For that reason, if you want to enjoy all the benefits of 100% healthy cooking, then you should know these differences so that you can choose and buy the right cookware.

Terracotta is usually glazed

Terracotta is low fired and as a result has to be glazed to provide the items with a protective layer when they are exposed to direct sources of heat, such as flames. It also helps to make the vessels watertight. To that effect, the entire benefit of having a clay…

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