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ABOUT EMILE HENRY

THE AUTHENTIC PLEASURE OF HOMEMADE FOOD

 

For 6 generations, our teams have handed down the passion for quality ceramic, handmade in our workshops in Burgundy. We are proud to offer our experience of Earth and Fire to create delicious recipes full of flavour.

Founded in 1850, and located in Marcigny, a small town in the province of Burgundy, France, Emile Henry has established a worldwide reputation for manufacturing the finest quality ceramic ovenware, gourmet cooking products, and bakeware products. Still owned and operated by the Henry family, the company today manufactures all cooking products from Burgundy clay using their proprietary High Resistance Oven Ceramic state-of-the-art manufacturing process.

Burgundy is noted for world-famous wines that are grown in the mineral-rich limestone soils of the region. Imparting fantastic terroir in the wines, it is these soils and clays that go into the special clay cookware-crafting formula that are the basis of all Emile Henry ceramic cookware and other products.

Emile Henry’s special clay formula slowly diffuses heat to the very centre of the dish. Food is cooked evenly, gently drawing out flavours and aromas from each ingredient. With superior heat retention properties, Burgundy clay keeps food hotter for longer when resting on the dining table or on a kitchen sideboard.

What’s more, products do not chip or crack easily and are thermal shock resistant. One can cut directly on the surface without scratching or damaging the product. The surfaces do not trap or hold baked on or burnt food. Cleaning is remarkably easy. All Emile Henry products can be easily hand washed or go into the dishwasher.

Worldwide, professional chefs and home cooks appreciate Emile Henry for their many products and shapes that are properly designed for cooking and baking. The products have the right dimensions, the correct depth and the special features that make Emile Henry products so desirable for everyone that enjoys cooking and eating great foods.