Slow cooker by Margriet Foolen. Place your fresh ingredients in the bowl, and put it in the oven. Sit back, relax and wait for your meal to be steamed and cooked. This wonderful and nutritious way of cooking preserves all the flavors and vitamins. Dishwasher safe; Not thermal shock resistant. The Slow cooker has been designed by Dutch designer, Margriet Foolen (1982). The terracotta casserole was her graduation project at the Design Academy in Eindhoven (NL). On graduation, this young and promising designer immediately launched her own design studio in Bergen op Zoom (NL). She also produces several designs under the trademark "divers”. Because of the creative and innovating aspects, the Slow Cooking was rewarded with the Design Plus Award and the international Red Dot Award 2008 for product design. Royal VKB is a brand of by Koninklijke van Kempen and Begeer founded in 1789 and is located in Zoetermeer, The Netherlands. A combination of traditional craftsmanship with the most modern techniques is found in the manner in which we develop our products and bring them onto the market. with Silicone Bottom and Top.