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Polenta Pot - 22CM

Polenta Pot - 22CM

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  • Ideal for preparing traditional Italian polenta (cornmeal porridge)
  • Crafted in solid copper for unparalleled heat conductivity
  • Hammered for increased strength and lasting beauty
  • Tin-lined by hand over fire
  • Made in Italy

Details

Height: 14 cm

Diameter: 22 cm

Capacity: 3.5 L

SKU: 99220/3230A

Materials

Material: Solid, hammered copper

Lining: High purity tin, applied by hand over fire

Handles: Solid bronze

Use & Care

Ovensafe (°F): 430.0

Cleaning Instructions: Handwash only

Stovetop: Gas recommended - no induction

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Learn more about this Ruffoni

When it comes to preparing polenta (Italian traditional cornmeal porridge), using a genuine copper paiolo (Polenta Pot) is essential. Copper's superior heat conductivity prevents lumps and ensures uniform cooking of the polenta, while its unmatched temperature control comes in handy for avoiding hot spots and preventing scorching. The peculiar shape of our Polenta Pot serves a specific purpose as well: its flared sides facilitate stirring and encourage the steady absorption of water into the cornmeal, resulting in a creamy texture.

Crafted in solid copper for superior heat conductivity, hammered for increased strength and lasting beauty and tin-lined by hand over fire — so naturally low-stick. The riveted handle, cast of solid bronze, is adorned by acorns and leaves: beautiful finishes ensure seamless stovetop-to-tabletop dining and entertaining.

A timeless piece that will transition seamlessly from stovetop to tabletop, and can be proudly hung on display to adorn any kitchen when not in use.

Made in Italy. 

A timeless classic

The Historia collection

Historia, meaning 'history' in Latin, is perhaps Ruffoni's most iconic collection. Each shape has been created by our master coppersmiths in the same way as cooking vessels were manufactured in royal castles and palaces upon the request of court cooks. Truly a celebration of our shared culinary history, with this collection we relive centuries of tradition and honor exquisite craftmanship:

- Each item is skillfully crafted from a single sheet of copper for maximum heat conductivity and superior temperature control

- Hammered by our master coppersmiths to ensure increased stregth and lasting beauty

- Internally lined by hand over fire with the purest, durable nonreactive tin so naturally low-stick

- Bronze handles are individually cast and attached with durable stainless steel rivets

- Handles and lids are enriched with finials in exquisite shapes such as acorns, artichokes, vegetables and animals to bring warmth and elegance to any table

- Heirloom quality items, worthy of being handed down through generations

- Lifetime Warranty

- Made in Italy

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USE AND CARE FOR THE OPUS CUPRA COLLECTION

Taking care of your Ruffoni the right way

Cooking

Recommended for use on gas stovetops, open flames (wood, charcoal, barbecue) and in the oven - electric cooktops also possible. Use a burner that is similar in diameter to the cookware, never heat the pot empty and do not exceed 230 C (450 F). To avoid scratching or dulling the polished surface, do not use knives, sharp kitchen tools, corrosive detergents and metal scouring pads.

Washing and Polishing

Hand-wash with a soft sponge and mild detergent, and dry immediately with a soft cloth.With use, copper develops a rich patina over time that many love and cherish. To restore a polished shine, use a good copper polish (like Ruffoni Cleaner) or salt with lemon juice/vinegar.

Silver care

The silver-plated finial will naturally tarnish over time: use a silver-polishing cloth to restore its shine, or to polish more thoroughly remove from the lid by twisting the special screw - rotate the screw, not the finial, to prevent damage to the lid. Always hand-wash as dishwasher use would accelerate the silver tarnishing.