I recently received a Valira Lunch Bag Nomad Satin Executive Maxi Hard Case in Black from Baytree Cookware to review.
Upon opening the packaging I was instantly impressed with the quality and look of the product!
This lunch set would be perfect for adults with office jobs or who have to have a smart appearance at work, sometimes a Hello Kitty bento bag just doesn’t go with a suit!
Anyway, onto the review!!!
Somewhat more expensive than other bento boxes at £42.95, you have to remember this isn’t just a bento box but a full lunch set, also the Valira boxes are made of from a ceramic composite that allows the boxes to be used in the freezer, microwave and the oven!!
This makes them extremely sturdy, so much so if you wanted to park your car on them you could, as shown here.
While a luxury item I feel there is a market for it and I think the price reflects that market.
If there is something the Valira Nomad Executive lunch set has in spades it’s space.
This set came with a 750ml container and a 500ml container. Even when both boxes are placed inside the hard shell case there is enough room for a drink, some fruit and cutlery.
And of course the included napkin!
Ease Of Use: 5/5
An extremely easy set to use.
With a zip at either side of the case you don’t need to worry about which way it’s facing, you’ll still be able to get in.
The boxes are extremely easy to open and close, something not all watertight boxes can gloat about!
With an expandable handle this case can be carried in hand or simple expand the handle and it can be carried like any other over-the-shoulder bag.
This is one of the most “professional” looking bento sets I’ve seen on the market. ( I mean professional in that it wouldn’t look out of place being carried along with your briefcase while wearing a suit)
• Two large boxes with space for more.
• Space for fruit, snacks, etc.
• Net pockets for cutlery and included napkin. ( Cutlery not included )
• Hard case prevents damage.
• Extremely smart and professional looking.
• Expandable strap handle for multiple ways of carrying.
• Multiple colour options.
• Wipeable inside.
• May be cost prohibitive.
Here is a lunch I made using this set:
It contains rice, cauliflower cheese, mixed vegetables, spicy chicken strips, duck spring rolls, square eggs and cucumber tsukemono .
Here is the case with my lunch and a drink in with room to spare:
( Please ignore the condensation, I ate the lunch straight after I took the photo. But remember if you will be eating your lunch later you should let the food cool down before closing the lid)
I received the product to review but no cash was exchanged, my review is my honest opinion and has not been swayed by the company or anyone else.