Journal

HOW TO CLEAN YOUR ENAMEL KITCHENWARE

HOW TO CLEAN YOUR ENAMEL KITCHENWARE

High-quality enamel kitchenware, such as the Falcon collection, is known for its durability and ease of cleaning. In this quick guide, we’re going to give you a couple of tips on how you can maintain your Falcon enamel kitchenware and keep it looking as-new all the time, no matter how many times you use it. You can use a dishwasher, but make sure you scrub off stubborn stains first… Our... Read more

How to Create a Vintage Tea Party

How to Create a Vintage Tea Party

We love the idea of a relaxing meet-up with friends for some afternoon tea! If you can make time for it… Afternoon tea is the ideal time to catch up with friends, neighbors or co-workers. It’s time during the day to freshen up, rehydrate and have a snack to help you get through the day… or it can of course be used for special occasions. Whether you’re celebrating a special... Read more


FALCON IN THE SEBASTIAN COX KITCHEN BY deVOL

FALCON IN THE SEBASTIAN COX KITCHEN BY deVOL

Our friends at deVOL are famous for simple furniture, beautifully made. Their showroom in the historic St. John’s Square in London is just around the corner from us and we’re delighted to have Falcon product feature in our Coal Black and Samphire colourways in their natural and textural new Sebastian Cox Kitchen. We caught up with Sebastian and his team last month to find out a bit more about the... Read more

CATCH FALCON IN SWEDEN THIS SUMMER

CATCH FALCON IN SWEDEN THIS SUMMER

This summer Talisker whisky together with Danish chef Mikkel Karstad are launching a glamping and hiking experience in Stockholm’s northern archipelago. We are thrilled to have a part to play in their offering which this year is taking place over two weekends in June and August. Scandinavian Detours are creating unique one off adventure and glamping experiences at Fejan Outdoor which will honour the beauty and largely unexplored nature of Sweden. Don’t... Read more


HARISSA FLANK STEAK TACOS BY THE FOOD GAYS

HARISSA FLANK STEAK TACOS BY THE FOOD GAYS

Jeremy and Adrian from The Food Gays are based in Vancouver and are perfectly obsessed with all things food, photography and social media. And so we are really excited to present their delicious recipe for Harissa Ginger Garlic Flank Steak Tacos in the Falcon Serving Tray in Samphire. Insider info, they’re launching their first cookbook later this year! Prep Time 5 minutesServings 2 people Ingredients• 4-6 small flour tortillas• skyr to serve• radicchio finely sliced, to serve• Harissa Garlic Ginger... Read more

QUIONA & KALE QUESADILLAS BY LOVE & LEMONS

QUIONA & KALE QUESADILLAS BY LOVE & LEMONS

We recently interviewed Jeanine from Love & Lemons on the Falcon journal and now we’ve got our hands on her take on traditional quesadillas! Her blog is a food blog with bright, seasonal, plant-based recipes that are often finished with a squeeze of lemon! Check out how she’s used the Falcon Pie Dishes in Pigeon Grey to serve! Serves: serves 2 (4 quesadillas) Ingredients 2 cups loose­packed leftover Big Green Kale Salad Extra­virgin olive oil, for drizzling 1⁄4 cup additional cooked... Read more


COFFEEWERK + PRESS

COFFEEWERK + PRESS

Coffeewerk + Press, founded in 2015 showcases the overlap between Irish and International design and art while exploring the world of specialty coffee. Housed in a beautiful four-hundred-year old building on the west coast of Ireland. They believe the future of good business lies in conscientious trade with an adherence to social and environmental awareness... Can you tell us about Coffeewerk & Press? Coffee is sourced from a variety of... Read more

LOADED VEGAN NACHOS FROM AINE CARLIN

LOADED VEGAN NACHOS FROM AINE CARLIN

We are thrilled to have the one and only Aine Carlin feature on the journal this week with a recipe especially for National Vegetarian Week. Don't miss her genius new book, Cook Share Eat Vegan: Delicious plant-based recipes for Everyone. Available to purchase here. Enjoy this delicious take on a Falcon favourite and don't forget to use your Falcon serving tray.  It’s National Vegetarian Week and that can only mean one thing … nachos! These are... Read more


GLUTEN FREE PASTA WITH FALCON

GLUTEN FREE PASTA WITH FALCON

We love a good cheesy pasta dish baked in the oven at Falcon. It's the perfect option for something family friendly mid-week or on a Sunday as an alternative to a big roast dinner which can be too much hassle for only two people. Many of our products are perfect for cooking up a delicious pasta bake in the oven, check out our Bake Set as an essential or try our Pie Set or handy Pie Dishes for... Read more

500 years of enamel

500 years of enamel

Enamelware has a long and fascinating history. Falcon Enamelware has been an iconic brand since the 1920s but enamel has been around for a lot longer than that. We want to give you a bit of context... with snippets on when/how enamel was discovered to how it has developed to become the iconic brand that so many people know and love today.  Enamel, or vitreous enamel to give it its proper name is... Read more


Top 5 Must-Have Cookware For Baking

Top 5 Must-Have Cookware For Baking

Our passion for baking has really exploded in the last ten years or so, thanks to a number of factors - from the Great British Bake Off, to the slow food movement and our rediscovered passion for crafts and DIY – all these things have seen us picking up our aprons and oven gloves with intent again. Anyone who begins to bake will start off with a couple of essential... Read more

Why Enamelware Is Perfect For Kids

Why Enamelware Is Perfect For Kids

When you're looking for safe dinnerware for your children, you're sure to come across enamel as an option. Perhaps you have decided that you don't want your kids eating and drinking from plastic anymore, well look no further than our Falcon ranges. Enamel dinnerware is super safe for children and offers a number of benefits; having a variety of features that make it the ideal choice for children and adults alike. Available... Read more


ASSEMBLY GATHERINGS

ASSEMBLY GATHERINGS

We teamed up with Assembly Gatherings again earlier this year which is a community for creative women in Northern Ireland. Their first event was actually a new concept they’re calling seasonal ‘Sessions’. Read on for a special interview with the Founder, Mel Wiggins. Find out what was on the menu, her top tips for setting a table for a crowd and how she used the new samphire collection from Falcon...  Can you... Read more

MISO HAPPY

MISO HAPPY

The brilliant Nina from Nourish Atelier has shared an incredible recipe for ‘Miso Happy’ from her nourishing cookbook ‘Bowls of Goodness’ (copyright Kyle Books). Check out how she has used our new 3-pint jug in samphire and the deep plates in coal black to serve. We think she’s genius and this recipe is ideal for in between seasons. She’s also offering an exclusive discount for Falcon product on her site!  Nina: "This easy-to-make soup is the perfect,... Read more


IN THE MOOD FOR RHUBARB

IN THE MOOD FOR RHUBARB

Did you know that rhubarb is actually a vegetable? And one of the very few that is treated like a fruit! Naturally rather sour and tart, we love to see how people choose to sweeten it and our favourite recipe for this time of year (especially on a Sunday) is Rhubarb crumble. Check out this textural take on the classic from Cindy at Hungry Girl por Vida and see how Cindy has used... Read more

FALCON COMPETITION

FALCON COMPETITION

We have an exclusive interview and competition for you lucky Falcon lovers. We have teamed up with the Founder of Qnola, the very talented Danielle Copperman who has recently written a ‘Recipes & Rituals’ book called Wellbeing. Read on for her interview and visit us via Instagram to be in for the chance of winning an issue of Wellbeing, a set of 12cm bowls in pigeon grey and some amazing Qnola product. Can you tell... Read more


5 Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Enamelware

5 Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Enamelware

Your Falcon Enamelware is generally low maintenance, which is why we all love it.  So here are some top tips for spring cleaning your beloved Falcon Enamelware; keeping it in long-lasting shape and in case you come across any issues with stains.  Believe it or not, a feather duster followed by a microfiber cloth smoothed across your Falcon Enamelware goes a long way!  If there are any signs of teas past or any... Read more

What is Enamel?

What is Enamel?

We want to give you a bit more history and background into enamelware. Why is it such a classic? What actually is enamelware? Get ready for us to get technical...  In a nutshell, Falcon Enamelware is made from a porcelain enamel – which is a powdered glass - bonded onto steel. The form (your bowl, cup, jug..) is pressed out of a sheet of steel, which is then dipped in the liquid... Read more


A FALCON BAKE OFF

A FALCON BAKE OFF

The long Easter weekend is merely four days away, it's time to start prepping and getting those shopping lists together... Our favourite tea time treat for the entire family to enjoy over the four days is an Easter Simnel Cake; a light fruit cake with spices and draped with a light almond paste (rather than marzipan).  Check out this recipe below. Remember to use your prep set throughout and we find it helpful to have your serveware handy too.... Read more

BROCOLLI RABE PASTA

BROCOLLI RABE PASTA

There’s something very special about the combination of broccoli and pasta… especially when you’re prepping your broccoli rabe in the Falcon bake pan. We’re delighted to share this comforting vegetarian recipe from Nora at Savoury Nothings with you. Serves 2 people  Ingredients 6 oz orecchiette pastaOlive oil1 can chickpeas rinsed and drainedSalt + freshly ground black pepper1 heaping teaspoon smoked paprika1 large bunch broccoli rabe 1-2 pounds, depending on how much you love... Read more


FAYE TOOGOOD

FAYE TOOGOOD

With International Women’s day next week, we thought it the perfect time to celebrate our friends at Faye Toogood who showed at London Fashion Week last month. All guests got to enjoy a delicious Falcon mug of tea (from the amazing Postcard Teas- check them out!) We thought their inspirations for the new collection were thought provoking and inspiring... WHEN our minds are beset by autumn’s bluster and winter’s chills, our thoughts... Read more

ALCHEMY WORKS

ALCHEMY WORKS

As our daydreams of long Summer nights become a constant and the days getting longer become a reality with the clocks changing in the UK this month, we have decided to interview a Falcon stockist based in sunny California, they’re called Alchemy Works. Read on for interiors inspiration and quirky ideas for how to use your Falcon in the home… Can you tell us about Alchemy Works?  We opened in... Read more


PREPPING YOUR PIZZA

PREPPING YOUR PIZZA

We love this simple and delicious recipe from our friend Marcella at Modest Marce. Check out how she has used the very versatile Falcon prep set to make this delicious pizza with a bold twist… using brussels sprouts. Ingredients 30 mL (2 tbsp) extra virgin olive oil1 clove of garlic, minced1 shallot, thinly sliced6-8 Brussels sprouts, trimmed & thinly sliced1 large leek, ends removed & thinly slicedSalt & pepper, to taste5 mL (1 tsp)... Read more

HARISSA ROAST CAULIFLOWER

HARISSA ROAST CAULIFLOWER

Last year’s Masterchef finalist, Giovanna, shares her secrets for cooking this time of year with the Falcon deep plate. Roasting cauliflower is all the rage at the moment, with good reason. This dish is 100% vegan, super simple and completely delicious served up in our deep plate! Ingredients (serves 2 hungry people) For the cauliflower:1 large, whole cauliflower3 tablespoons harissa paste4 tablespoons olive oil For the hummus:1 tin chickpeas3 tablespoons tahiniJuice of half a... Read more