Just in time for winter's cozy long-simmering slow-food casseroles, stews, chili, and more (even a whole chicken), this baker travels from oven to table in classic Bulgarian Troyan style. Clay vessel cooking is an ancient technique that provides beauty for the eyes and delicious healthy meals for the body. The gentle, even cooking temperature maintains nutrients. Clean-up is easy. Can also be used simply as a beautiful serving piece. Technique for cooking is included. Bulgar USA imports a striking range of handcrafted tabletop and decorative pieces. Each is hand-formed by craftsmen in Bulgaria using local red clay, then hand-decorated by women artisans who interpret traditional motifs using contemporary colors.