The Portland Press is a lid and cozy that turns your mason jar into a sustainable French Press. Bucket, started a Crowd Supply campaign to fund the production of The Portland Press and wants to produce sustainable products, locally made and long lasting. All of the materials used in the Portland Press are from within the Portland region.
During Paris Fashion Week, from the 27th September to the 13th October will be getting a whole new reason to celebrate. Merci will be hosting a pop up shop for Mungo & Maud, that famed high street luxury pet accessory brand we featured a couple of months ago.
For 17 glorious days, Mungo & Maud’s London shop will be recreated for Parisians and their stylish pooches.
*Keep an eye out on Mungo & Maud‘s site for more information and on Funchkins for images of the pop up
If you want to get my mom’s attention, offer her cheesecake… or chocolate, I think if I offered her both, she would be my slave forever. This French Chocolate Cheesecake has a nutty walnut crust and is drizzled with a caramel sauce. If you know anyone with a weakness for chocolate or cheesecake, I suggest you make this and gently waft it under their nose. See what kind of reaction you get.
The recipe for the French Chocolate Cheesecake is available on the Very Best Baking website
What do you do when you have made the decision to go Pescetarian but all your favourite foods include chicken or beef stock? You make comforting food like Henri’s French Onion Soup, like The Curvy Carrot did. This French Onion soup version uses 3 pounds of yellow onions and is garnished with melted slices of baguette and Gruyère cheese.
Get the alternate French Onion Soup from The Curvy Carrot‘s website
The Auto Handpresso is the espresso machine for those who couldn’t be bothered to stop for their fix. The machine plugs into your 12v cigarette lighter, and after adding a pod and water, you wait for three beeps and your espresso is ready to be enjoyed wherever you are.
Auto Handpresso is for sale online for €149.00
Few countries have elevated food and drink to the almost religious experience like the Italians and the French, but the French have come up with a multi-tasking glass that can go from sedate water to celebration’s champagne in a few smooth moves. Utopik Design Lab have created one glass for four drinks. With the addition or removal of a base, the glass can transform between water, Cognac, wine and Champagne, quickly and easily.