Clay pot cooking is a versatile and gentle method that utilizes the slow heat transfer of ceramic vessels and the unique flavors of an open fire.
A small sampling from the global clay pot tradition, including examples from Turkey, Italy, Vietnam, England, and Thailand.
Photo by Keller+Keller Photography
“Cooking with Fire” by Paula Marcoux combines personal experience, historical context and literary references to illustrate the possibilities of cooking outside the pan. From roasting on a spit to baking in a Tannur, these rediscovered techniques and recipes aim to capture the flavors of wood-fired cooking.