Created by tableware designer and gourmet cook Debbie Segura in 2001, Sorrento is perhaps Signature Houseware's most
popular dinnerware pattern. Sorrento stoneware suits almost any kitchen décor with its rustic, Italian countryside feel,
showing a raised dot and olive leaf patterning on most of the solid-colored, thickly-glazed pieces. Square plates are
also available, and bakeware and glassware complete the extensive collection, now available in more than half a dozen
colors ranging from neutral suede to bright ruby red.
While these three canisters beautifully match Sorrento dinnerware, they also stand on their own merit as attractive
kitchen accessories. The small, medium, and large canisters hold 36, 48, and 80 ounces of coffee, tea, flour, sugar,
cookies, or dried pasta. Each domed lid is fitted with a silicone seal to keep contents fresh, and each canister is
embossed with a different dot-and-olive pattern. If necessary, the lead-free, chip-resistant stoneware containers may go
in a low-temperature oven or a microwave for warming food, and when cleaning is required, they slip into the dishwasher.
The set makes a great gift for the Sorrento collector. --Ann Bieri