Made in Germany, this 3-qt. pressure cooker is ideal for making a ham and lentil soup or pork chops with caramelized onions. As your food cooks, it is being infused with the flavors and aromas from your seasoning and its own juices. Shorter cooking times and the tight seal cooking method preserve precious vitamins and minerals from escaping your food. The Perfect Plus pressure cooker provides efficient heat conductivity. The TransTherm sandwich base evenly transfers heat over the entire bottom of the cooker which makes for faster heating and better heat retention. With a Perfect Plus pressure cooker, your cooking is healthy, saving both time and energy and reducing cooking time up to 70 percent. The pressure cooker is made of 18/10 stainless steel and comes with a perforated insert. Ergonomic handles allow for easy, safe handling. The pressure cooker has an easy-to-use lock and quick release system and an easy-to-read pressure indicator and fill lines inside the pot. The handles are removable for easy cleaning.