Terra Allegra

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Clay Cooking in Italian Terracotta - Earthenware

Piral terracotta cookware from Terra Allegra has been made in Italy since before 1870.  Crafted  by a combination of machinery and by hand into pleasing shapes sizes and vibrant colors the terracotta (baked earth)  cooking vessels retain heat best and produce more complex flavors for you, your family and friends.   You can proudly present your favorite dishes from stove-top or oven to table in these fine and beautiful pots and pans.  We invite and urge you to try Authentic Italian Cooking Ware and feel that for a variety of reasons as shown below it will become a favorite pan for many uses.


Sunday, September 30, 2012

Fall Dinner, Slow Cooked Pot Roast, Stove-top to Oven In Beautiful & Versatile Italian Made Terracotta 


Monday, July 16, 2012

Non-Metal Cooking

Hi, isn’t it time you tossed your metal cookware and experienced better flavors, easy clean, light weight and energy efficient Piral Italian Made Terracotta Cooking & Serving Ware.
Terra Allegra Imports LLC has been in business since 2007. Our mission is to provide the best All Natural, Italian made cooking and serving-ware to you. We are confident that after trying our beautiful cookware you will agree that our "green" terracotta cookware is extremely versatile and is a necessary cookware component for every kitchen. See customer reviews and general product information at our blog: http://www.greencookware.net/
ABOUT AUTHENTIC ITALIAN COOKWARE:  The hand finished lead free clay is fired twice in the kilns of Albisola. These artisinal cooking vessels retain heat to cook more evenly and produce moist, complex flavors unlike anything else you own. Easy clean interiors and light weight feel will keep you reaching for this Authentic Italian Cookware when you want only the best results.
  • Eco Friendly Cookware, Green Cookware Why is it green or eco-friendly? It is non-metal. Clay cooking ware is more eco-friendly to produce than steel, iron, copper, aluminum etc. Formed of tradition, finished by hand, baked in the kiln Piral Cookware has a much smaller environmental impact than its metal counterparts. 
  •  In the home some metals have been linked to a variety of health issues for some people who may be more at risk. Energy is limited and expensive…with the exceptional heat conductivity of Piral Cookware you will use less energy for a more efficient kitchen. 
  • Use, purchase less plastic! It’s good for the Earth! One of the best things about Piral cookware is storing in either before cooking or after in the refrigerator and placing in a cool oven or on a low heat to bring to temperature. Why is this mentioned as a green or eco-friendly characteristic? Plastics are as you know a petroleum based product, minimizing usage and therefore production of plastic containers is beneficial for a greener planet. Also, there are studies which point to the harm of storing and microwaving in plastic containers.  
Reach for Authentic Italian Cookware when you want only the best results.

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Clay Cooking, Piral Cookware

“Cookware Of The Earth!  Made in Italy since 1870.


The hand finished lead free clay is fired twice in the kilns of Albisola. These artisinal cooking vessels retain heat to cook more evenly and produce moist, complex flavors unlike anything else you own. Easy clean interiors and light weight feel will keep you reaching for this Authentic Italian Cookware when you want only the best results.” 

Eco Friendly Cookware, Green Cookware 

Why is it green or eco-friendly?
  • It is non-metal.  Clay cooking ware is more eco-friendly to produce than steel, iron, copper, aluminum etc.
  • Formed of tradition,  finished by hand,  baked in the kiln Piral Cookware has a much smaller environmental impact than its metal counterparts.
  • In the home some metals have been linked to a variety of health issues for some people who may be more at risk.
  • Energy is limited and expensive…with the exceptional heat conductivity of Piral  Cookware you will use less energy for a more efficient kitchen.
  • Use, purchase less plastic!  It’s good for the Earth!  One of the best things about Piral cookware is storing in either before cooking or after in the refrigerator and placing in a cool oven or on a low heat to bring to temperature. Why is this mentioned as a green or eco-friendly characteristic? Plastics are as you know a petroleum based product, minimizing usage and therefore production of plastic containers is beneficial for a greener planet. Also, there are studies which point to the harm of storing and microwaving in plastic containers.
Reach for Authentic Italian Cookware when you want only the best results.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Clay Cooking, Terra Allegra terracotta




Clay Cookware and specifically, “Baked Earth” (terracotta) from Terra Allegra Imports, the Importer & Distributor of premier Italian Terracotta Cookware functions remarkably as a pan for everyday use.   This superior clay cookware achieves  very high marks due to the  sealed glass, easy clean cooking surface and surprisingly light weight feel.   All the important properties of  Terra Allegra Cookware make it not only practical and fun but its superb, even heat retention allow for less energy consumption when cooking with our Cookware.

Now as the Holiday Gift Giving Season draws near Terra Allegra has not only lowered prices on some of the best pans and sets but is also offering free UPS on many items for a limited time.   These special prices and offers will be available for a limited time so take advantage now and tell a friend today.   And don’t forget to follow terraallegra on facebook and twitter for special sales and discounts throughout the year.

Happy Holidays

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Quick, Easy Video Recipe Idea

 Fresh White Fish with Potatoes & Green Beans, Video Recipe
Easy One Pan Meal
Prepared in Piral terracotta

"Cookware Of The Earth, For The Earth"

This simple, delicious fresh fish cooked with potatoes and green beans in a red sauce has layers of flavors.  Fresh lemon juice, capers, sliced green olives, red pepper flakes are some of the ingredients that make this one of my favorite one pan meals.

Piral terracotta cookware imported and distributed by Terra Allegra Imports allows the flavors of even delicate White Fish to shine through better than any metal pan. 

visit http://www.terraallegra.com and purchase one of the many sizes and colors to try this superb cookware for yourself.