The Lily Shallow bowl can be used to plate any type of food, be it a summer salad, pasta or caramel custard. The curved rim prevents your food from spilling onto the table and helps contain the delectable broth, dressing and sauces. The porcelain is dishwasher, microwave and oven safe. Do not use abrasive or harsh cleaning agents. Gently dry the product with a soft dish cloth / sponge, avoid using a scrubber.