Rich in Asian tradition and now popular in today's kitchen, this 12 Inch burnished bamboo steamer is hand crafted with the highest attention to quality. This piece will capture the beauty of bamboo while serving a purpose in your kitchen. Steaming is the perfect cooking method for today's healthier diet. Steaming requires no oils while retaining food's natural vitamins and minerals. Vegetables stay crunchy and meats and seafood are always tender. Great for steaming dim sum and pot stickers.