See the sparkles? That is the Mica that has been mixed in with the clay. Adding Mica to the clay makes it extremely resistant to heat shock. Which means it will resist cracking due to being heated unevenly.  An interesting feature of mica-posts is that they stay relatively cool, which means you can lift the lid or pick up the pot using the handles without pot holders.

See the sparkles? That is the Mica that has been mixed in with the clay. Adding Mica to the clay makes it extremely resistant to heat shock. Which means it will resist cracking due to being heated unevenly.

An interesting feature of mica-posts is that they stay relatively cool, which means you can lift the lid or pick up the pot using the handles without pot holders.

Some enthusiasts say food cooked in micaceous clay tastes sweeter because the clay is alkaline and neutralizes the acids in foods..

Some enthusiasts say food cooked in micaceous clay tastes sweeter because the clay is alkaline and neutralizes the acids in foods..

Dutch Oven

Dutch Oven

MICA bowls before and after usage. When using your mica-pot you will notice that the clay absorbed the oils and flavors of the food you cook, your pot becomes a reflection of the food you cook.Can you see the MICA sparkles?

MICA bowls before and after usage. When using your mica-pot you will notice that the clay absorbed the oils and flavors of the food you cook, your pot becomes a reflection of the food you cook.Can you see the MICA sparkles?

Small flame-ware bread bakers

Small flame-ware bread bakers

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Large MICA baking dish. Perfect for a whole hen.

 

Making spinach risotto in a dutch oven on a propane grill.

Making spinach risotto in a dutch oven on a propane grill.

Many kinds of cooking vessels. Please contact me if you would like pricing, or have a special design you want. formedEarthStudio@gmail.com

Many kinds of cooking vessels. Please contact me if you would like pricing, or have a special design you want. formedEarthStudio@gmail.com