Most of the pottery in day-to-day life is stoneware, earthenware, porcelain, or terracotta. It can be unglazed or glazed. If glazed, it’s normally fired at least twice, but there are exceptions where some potters have come up with a single firing process.
CLAY POT COOKING There are essentially 3 types of clay bodies used for cooking in clay; Stoneware (most Common), earthenware, and flameware. STONEWARE: Stoneware is typically a variety of clays and other ingredients that are blended for firing
In her fabulous book "Mediterranean Clay Pot Cooking," Paula Wolfert provides some excellent guidance on the use of clay pots for cooking of both the wonderful Mediterranean recipes she provides, and the ability to adapt use of these pots to modern