These Sorrento demitasse spoons evoke the elegance and beauty of the hills of Sorrento. Starting with a very narrow base at the connection to the bowl of the demitasse spoon, the Sorrento handle flairs very gracefully outwards, with decorous side ridging, that reaches a pattern of 4 brushstrokes on each side of the demitasse spoon’s handle, nearly in the middle of the handle. The flair and graceful ridging continues out to the very end of the demitasse spoon’s handle, which comprises a triangular flare of more brushstrokes - evocative of the hills of Sorrento. When it comes to demitasse spoons, “Torna a Surrientino” (Come Back to Sorrento) as we like to say. This demitasse spoon has Pavarotti, Meatloaf, and Sinatra all in there!
These Sorrento demitasse spoons are made of the highest quality 18/10 stainless steel, which have a highly polished finish. To learn about stainless steel demitasse spoons, click HERE to read our article about stainless steel and its use in spoons. The 18/10 stainless steel grade will not rust, and will remain shiny. In addition to a relatively high level of chromium to insulate the steel from corrosive oxidation, these demitasse spoons have the highest level of nickel used in silverware, which gives your demitasse spoons their glimmering shine.
The Sorrento demitasse spoons are 5” long, and will make an excellent addition to your home’s coffee bar and dining room set. They are well balanced with an even weight distribution, and feel good in the hand. These are great spoons for serving with your espresso. The detail in these demitasse spoons is very cleanly articulated. You can tell that these are high-quality espresso spoons by looking at them carefully - which you’re sure to do once you see them.
Enjoy your demitasse, and enjoy your spoons! You and your guests are sure to find them enchanting. But above all, using these demitasse spoons to stir your espresso will make you want to “torna a Surrientino” for sure! Click HERE if you're interested in reading about the history of the demitasse spoon.