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Casserole made of stainless steel
Casserole made of copper, inside stainless steel

A casserole (also: das Kasserol , French : casserole , "pot", from the old French casse , "large spoon", from Latin cattia , "ladle, ladle") is a pot with a handle (saucepan) and a steep rim. The saucepan is particularly suitable for roasting or braising (with a lid).

In parts of Bavaria and Austria, the term Reine or Reindl is used synonymously for casserole , see also roasting pan .

Occasionally the term cocotte is used when talking about a saucepan or stew pot.

Web links

Wiktionary: Casserole  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations

Individual evidence

  1. German-Austrian Kitchen dictionary