Origin : La Chamba, Tolima, Colombia
Technique : handcrafted earthenware
Materials : a combination of smooth, sandy and red clay
Approximate dimensions : 11 3/4” d x 3” h base (7 1/2” h overall)
There is something so special and unique about cooking in the traditional way using La Chamba. Everything tastes better when cooked in this slow burning earthenware ... from a chicken, to roasted vegetables, food cooks to perfection ! La Chamba's versatile large tajine can be used on a gas burner, an electric stove, in an oven or over an open fire.
Rosa Magnolia Salazar is the leading artisan of Punto y Arte, a small yet highly skilled workshop composed of 12 family members. They are part of the larger community of La Chamba, a town that is solely dedicated to, and subsists from the production of this ancient earthenware technique.