Casserole originates from the ancient practice of stewing meat slowly in earthenware containers. Types of casserole include ragout, hotpot, cassoulet and carbonnade

Casserole is a name given to any dish prepared with mixed ingredients such as pasta, meat, and sauce and baked in a covered dish. It a method of cooking where food is simmered within liquid for a period of time.

Casserole is It is also known as a round or oval-shaped ovenproof baking dish with a tightly fitting lid, made from earthenware, glass or metal. The word 'casserole' also refers to the meat dish itself which is prepared in the oven in this dish.

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