This Pomaireware Roasting Pan is perfect for serving, roasting and broiling, and ideal for Pastel De Choclo and Lasagne. The pan is unglazed earthenware, thick and good at even heat distribution. It measures 16 inches in length from handle to handle, 9.5 inches wide, 2.5 inches tall, and holds 2.5 qts. They can be used in the oven, on a stove top, over a an open flame or even on charcoal, for roasting, sautéing, boiling or simmering, and for serving. It keeps food warm for a long time. The outside finish is the result of a smoking process which results in an uneven dark brown exterior.