Grifo fell immediately in love with this red sugar bowl, produced in Leiria by a small family-run company — one of the last two melamine producers in Europe. ("The melamine there is amazing, held to a completely different standard than in Asia," Grifo marvels.) Kiosk also stocks a bird waterer made by same company. But the plastic tray also pictured here got the boot. “These are in all the bakeries, with the pastries lined up, tray after tray after tray. It serves a definite purpose in Portugal, but here it seems a bit antiquated.”
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Grifo fell immediately in love with this red sugar bowl, produced in Leiria by a small family-run company — one of the last two melamine producers in Europe. ("The melamine there is amazing, held to a completely different standard than in Asia," Grifo marvels.) Kiosk also stocks a bird waterer made by same company. But the plastic tray also pictured here got the boot. “These are in all the bakeries, with the pastries lined up, tray after tray after tray. It serves a definite purpose in Portugal, but here it seems a bit antiquated.”