Stanley Tucci's Le Creuset saucepan is (almost) as iconic as the actor himself – and it's on sale now

When a Hollywood great meets a French cooking powerhouse, it's a match made in heaven – and we're buying our way in

Stanley Tucci
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If we're to take Italian cooking cues from anyone, it's Stanley Tucci. Despite being best associated with the silver screen, the actor has established himself as quite the force in the culinary world – much to the delight of his followers, who enjoy frequent glimpses inside his London kitchen. 

We'd be lying if we said we hadn't already penned a love letter to Stanley's backdrop – from the color on this cabinets (it's Farrow & Balls' Down Pipe, FYI) to his open-shelving that houses a collection of Le Creuset's Dutch Ovens. It seems, however, that this iconic cookware is not the only French-designed piece taking up space in his kitchen. 

Enter Le Creuset's Tri-Ply Stainless Steel 2 Quart Saucepan – one of our favorite kitchen essentials that is a staple of Stanley's cooking videos. And the best part? It's on sale on Amazon right now. 

When investing in a new saucepan, it can be hard to know what you really need to look for. One key factor to consider– and arguably the most important – is whether it has Stanley Tucci's approval, which this saucepan does. But what else do we need to know before investing?

Le Creuset Tri-Ply Stainless Steel 2 Quart Saucepan |$133.90 on Amazon

Le Creuset Tri-Ply Stainless Steel 2 Quart Saucepan |$133.90 on Amazon

This gleaming stainless steel saucepan is described as an everyday cooking superstar. It is constructed from 3-layers that allow heat to spread evenly and gently for delicious dishes packed with Tucci-approved flavor. 

A modern icon: this feels more than a saucepan. It features the distinctive three-ring design associated with the northern French brand. It also fits seamlessly with any pieces from our already-existing Le Creuset collection (yes, including that timeless Dutch Oven that Stanley also knows and loves, as seen below). 

Aesthetics aside, our eCommerce editor, Laura Honey, notes that this Le Creuset is more than capable of cooking up our favorite recipes. And its power might just surprise us. 

'This saucepan comes with a triple-layer construction – with a full aluminum core for superior heat distribution. Its stainless steel exterior also contains lightweight titanium that will effectively prevent scorching, discoloration, and corrosion at higher temperatures. This is something I never knew I wanted until finding this pan,' Laura says. 

A headshot of Laura Honey, with bookshelves in the background
Laura Honey

As an appliance aficionado and lover of language, Laura is at home eCommerce editing. Whether she's cathartically cleaning, mass baking, or gardening outside, she's always thinking about what products would be useful and helpful.

After graduating from Oxford University, Laura worked in luxury retail. Always an advocate for quality and style over quantity and fads, she's eager to lend a critical and considered perspective on what’s worth the investment.   

'Another feature worth mentioning is that it has ergonomic handles, designed to stay cool, and helper handles that allow for quick, comfortable movement on the stovetop.'

But why stop at the saucepan? We can't help but also add the actor's famous Dutch Oven to our basket. It's what Stanley would surely want, after all. 

Le Creuset Cast Iron Dutch Oven Dish in Oyster | $419.95 on Amazon

Le Creuset Cast Iron Dutch Oven Dish in Oyster | $419.95 on Amazon

Stanley Tucci's Dutch oven is made from enameled cast iron to deliver superior heat distribution and retention while cooking. Its easy-to-clean and durable enamel resists dulling, staining, chipping, and cracking – for statement cookware that looks good for longer.

Megan Slack
Head of Celebrity Style News

Megan is the Head of Celebrity Style News at Homes & Gardens. She first joined Future Plc as a News Writer across their interiors titles, including Livingetc and Real Homes, before becoming H&G's News Editor in April 2022. She now leads the Celebrity/ News team. Before joining Future, Megan worked as a News Explainer at The Telegraph, following her MA in International Journalism at the University of Leeds. During her BA in English Literature and Creative Writing, she gained writing experience in the US while studying in New York. Megan also focused on travel writing during her time living in Paris, where she produced content for a French travel site. She currently lives in London with her antique typewriter and an expansive collection of houseplants.