This Tramontina 18/10 Stainless Steel 4-Piece 3-Quart Double Boiler provides great all-in-one functionality for your cooking needs. The 3-quart stockpot can be used for soup, stew or to cook pasta or vegetables. The steamer insert is a kitchen essential, and well-suited for easy and healthy steaming of vegetables and seafood. The Stainless Steel Double Boiler insert is excellent for melting chocolate or preparing delicate sauces. This Tramontina Steamer has a tri-ply base, impact-bonded, induction-ready bottom that facilitates even heat distribution. This Tramontina 18/10 Stainless Steel 4-piece 3-Quart Double Boiler is compatible for use on all cooking surfaces, including gas, electric, ceramic glass and induction. With a clear glass lid, you can monitor the cooking progress in this Stainless Steel Double Boiler. The ergonomic, soft grip handles are riveted onto the stockpot, making it strong and durable. Both the double boiler and the clear glass lid are dishwasher safe.