I purchased this because it looked really good and indeed it was: well made, strong and with handles but as already noted, it wouldn't fit into the oven. Erroneously on my part I suppose I should have measured it but assumed it would state if it was too large for a standard size oven. I was very disappointed as I had been looking for something like this for ages. I returned it to the shop in the hope there was a smaller version I had missed but alas ... I have only given one * because of the sizing problem but if you were able to use it I have no doubt you would be very pleased with it.