These larger handmade stoneware colanders are designed for washing and draining larger items(including pasta) and do not include a drainage dish. An appropriate drainage dish would be the dessert plate available on the "Plate" page. The hold 1 1/2 + quarts
Each of these hand thrown stoneware colanders are individually wheel thrown and unique in size and shape. Therefore, the colander you order will not be exactly like the one you see.