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Earthenware : Using Terracotta Clay Products

The word “terracotta” comes from the Italian words for “baked earth.”

Cooking in earthenware
Cooking in earthenware

Old is gold, as everyone says! The older version of anything could be implemented in many things these days. Fashion- Yes! Lifestyle- Yes! Cooking- A big Yes! Don’t you think with increasing global warming and different viruses, it has become necessary to adapt to the eco-friendly things? Well, to be honest, the invasion of stylish Earthenware, that is, terracotta clay products have smitten us totally.

Terracotta Clay Products

Have you ever tried Handi Biryani or Handi Chicken? Both taste heaven! If you have really eaten them, then you could easily understand the difference of the taste when they are being made on different utensils. Talking about Terracotta clay, everyone knows its bliss to our healthy living. Then why not, inculcate the same in exchange for our kitchen tools?

Terracotta is usually made from a fairly coarse, porous type of clay. In fact, the word “terracotta” comes from the Italian words for “baked earth.” This clay is heat and climate resistant, even carries loads of beneficial properties. Take a look:


Terracotta is totally a bio-degradable product. It can be renewed, recycled, could be transformed and given any shape and size.


Coming from the natural extracts of soil, it is entirely chemical-free. Cooking in a clay pot is much better than cooking in normal or regular utensils. Even in Ayurveda, as experts say, clay pots contain alkaline properties, when these properties are mixed with other nutrients while cooking; it balances the pH of the cooked food.

Less usage of oil:

Everyone is concerned about their health these days and more because of the pandemic. One is not only shedding junk food from his or her eating habits but also trying various methods of oil-free cooking. Well, terracotta products fit in here. Though cooking becomes really slow in clay pots, it needs less oil while cooking.


The clay products have always maintained durability and are built in the form that it would last for years. Clay can anytime absorb moisture that makes it efficient cookware, perfect for cooking and making food nutritious.

Just like its cool to invade into the retro culture and use it in all the forms of a daily lifestyle, it could be our next step to stylish and very smart cookware.

What do you think?

Written by TEAM WSL

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