When filling the kettle with water, only fill water above the first layer of holes on the interior of the spout (see diagram on box for more information).
For efficient and safe boiling, always use burner a similar in size to the base of the kettle.
Do not bang the teakettle down onto a stove's surface or work surface. Repeated banging may damage the exterior enamel.
Do not place the kettle on the heat source without having water in the kettle. Never leave a teakettle simmering for long periods on any heat source; it may boil dry, which can result in overheating and damage to the base and enamel.
Do not leave water standing in a kettle when it is not in use. A buildup of scale may occur and reduce efficiency.
Before pouring from your teakettle, remove it from the burner and ensure the handle is in the upright position.
Le Creuset proudly uses heat-resistant plastic on our handles and whistles.
Never place in the dishwasher.To clean, simply hand-wash the kettle with hot, soapy water and dry thoroughly. A gentle kettle de-scaler may be used periodically if required.
Slow down and savor the serenity of the Zen tea kettle during a busy day. Shaped like an inverted bowl, the low, broad-based kettle features a gracefully arched Asian-style handle that locks in an upright position, or releases for compact storage. A round heat-resistant knob adorns the lid. Flip back the spout cover to stop the whistling and pour. The Zen holds approximately 50 ounces of water, more than enough to brew four cups of tea.
Le Creuset makes the Zen kettle of enameled steel in a choice of many bright, modern colors to match any kitchen. A stainless steel band on the lid and around the rim opening helps prevent chipping. Best of all, the tea kettle is suitable for any type of stovetop burner, so you can give one as a gift without having to know your recipient's stove type. Clean by hand or in the dishwasher when necessary. --Ann Bieri
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Le Creuset Q9213-67 Enamel-on-Steel Zen Teakettle 1-2 3-Quart Cerise B000VB0C6U