This black porcelain dish is called tasting plate because it comes with an indent which size holds perfectly a wine glass. Serve yourself some nice appetizers, pair it with a glass of wine and enjoy! This serving dish is oven and microwave safe. Made of ceramic, the dishes are completely non porous so you will not have to fear stains or dirt! You can also put a mini bowl with slate stone feel Basalt to present some olives and other cold appetizers.