Ceramic and glaze are lead- and heavy metal-free. Withstands sharp temperature changes from freezer to 500 degree oven. Works on ovens, common cooktops or even the grill. Dishwasher safe.
Can be pricey. Cannot be used on induction cooktops.
Heavy cast-iron base distributes heat evenly and is enameled for natural nonstick properties. Does not need seasoning. Glossy ceramic tagine lid for steam basting. Oven and freezer safe.
Lacks traditional seasoning of clay. Lid may not fit as tightly for some.
Multiclad metal base of durable 2-ply stainless steel around even-heating aluminum. Lid made of tempered glass is oven safe to 500 degrees. Has handles. Works on numerous cooktop types. Dishwasher safe.
Doesn't have traditional look or terroir of a clay or ceramic tagine.
Base and lid made of traditional glazed ceramic with hand-painted decorations. Ideal for slow cooking at low temperatures. Designed for oven cooking. Can be used on cooktops with heat diffuser.
Must be soaked in water before first use. Low temperatures only. Do not place hot tagine on cold surfaces.
Heavy enameled cast-iron base distributes heat evenly and naturally resists sticking. Base offers generous lip for convenient handling. Lid is made of glazed stoneware that's oven and broiler safe to 500 degrees. Works with most cooktops.
Only 2.5 quarts. Very expensive. Can be difficult to find at online retailers.
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