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Braising pots

Part of the pleasure of long, slow cooking lies with the pot you slide into the oven. Whether it’s cast iron, stainless steel, copper, ceramic or clay, choose a beauty for the long haul.

Part of the pleasure of long, slow cooking lies with the pot you slide into the oven. Whether it's cast iron, stainless steel, copper, ceramic or clay, choose a beauty for the long haul.

1 Clay pot with handle and lid, $12.45, from Thai Kee supermarket, Chinatown, (02) 9211 3150.

2 Chef Du Monde round casserole, 1.7 litre, in red, $29.95, from Maxwell & Williams.

3 Revol Revolution round casserole with black lid, 2.4litre, $241.50, from Tomkin.

4 Round casserole dish, 24cm, in Soleil, $449, from Le Creuset.

5 Round french oven, 24cm, in Nordic (grey), $310, from Chasseur.

6 Cookut ceramic cocotte, 240x120mm, in Mocha, $170, from Chef and The Cook.

7 High copper casserole, 28cm, 8 litre, $539, and 28cm lid, $113, from Copper Kitchen.

8 Ruffoni hammered stainless steel braiser, 4 litre, $550, from Williams-Sonoma.

(All casserole dishes come with lids.)

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