This is BODUM'S attempt of a version of LA CAFETIERE'S hot chocolate/ cafeteire mash up.
I brought one at work before the LA CAFETIERE and wasn't greatly impressed by their version, but I was still amused by the idea.
BODUM has made a glass version which at first made me a bit wary as you're putting warm or hot milk in glass and frothing which could lead to a disaster! But don't worry it doesn't and I'm the Queen of disaster if something is going to happen it will.
This is a 1 litre jug which should make two mugs of delicious hot chocolate.
By following the instructions on the packet of hot choc apply the amount of powder into the glass once you have warm up the milk to the temperature you want apply to the jug.
Put the lid back on and using the top handle which is attached to the lid and the spiral rod to create a froth effect.
This is where I have the issue and the two heart come into play.
I used fresh milk as I normally would, only warming the milk not making it too hot and using the rod I spent ages trying to foam up the milk it didn't matter how long I tried the foam would not foam up, if a bit did it didn't stay long enough to pour into the mugs. It was quite disappointing.
I do love the BODUM range and trust it so this was one of the few that did not work.
Just think of it - half a litre of delicious chocolate steaming hot and ready to drink. Yes this stylish chocolatière from Bodum is a must for any fan of choccie drinks. Featuring a lovely large handle and a modern take on a traditional design it will loo