Best of British

With celebrations for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and the Olympics this year Divertimenti felt it appropriate to exalt all that's great about Britain with our Best of British range - a range that exemplifies the excellent craftsmanship and high-quality material that is synonymous with British manufacturing.
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This unique range boasts a romantic blue pattern from the Victorian era, inspired by the Orient, but with a quintessential English design. Considered to be the most celebrated dinnerware pattern of the Victorian era, Asiatic Pheasants took pride of place from the kitchen dresser to the dining table. Such is its enduring charm that today it is considered a collectable, and one that is getting scarcer with each year.

This unique range by Burleigh boasts a romantic blue pattern from the Victorian era, inspired by the Orient, but with a quintessential English design.

Aluminium has excellent heat conductivity so it's ideal for baking and roasting, but unfortunately many aluminium pans are too flimsy. These panettone pans are made of a heavier anodised aluminium, making them a pleasure to work with.  Made in England.

Aluminium has excellent heat conductivity so it's ideal for baking and roasting, but unfortunately many aluminium pans are too flimsy. These panettone pans are made of a heavier anodised aluminium, making them a pleasure to work with.

Dualit toasters were designed for the professional kitchen in the 1950's but today they're just as popular for the home kitchen. Vario models enable the user to select which slots are in use.  Made in Britain of cast metal alloy.

Dualit toasters were designed for the professional kitchen in the but today they're just as popular for the home kitchen. Vario models enable the user to select which slots are in use. Made in Britain of cast metal alloy.

Hand turned hardwood bowls. British species of salvaged hardwoods are used to create simple flowing shapes in an unusual variety of sizes. No two bowls are the same. Each is a unique creation designed to display the grain, colour and texture of the wood to best effect. The bowls are treated with olive oil and suitable for serving salads.

Hand turned hardwood bowls. British species of salvaged hardwoods are used to create simple flowing shapes in an unusual variety of sizes. No two bowls are the same. Each is a unique creation designed to display the grain, colour and texture of the wood to best effect. The bowls are treated with olive oil and suitable for serving salads.

We discovered the original castings for these jugs in the attic of an old Stoke on Trent pottery where they have been stored since Victorian times. They are made from hand cast white glazed china and are both practical and attractive.

We discovered the original castings for these jugs in the attic of an old Stoke on Trent pottery where they have been stored since Victorian times. They are made from hand cast white glazed china and are both practical and attractive.

Stainless steel pistol handle cheese knife, an elegant and traditional piece of serving cutlery.  Handmade in Sheffield.

Stainless steel pistol handle cheese knife, an elegant and traditional piece of serving cutlery. Handmade in Sheffield.

These handmade Sheffield knives, have inherited all the superior manufacturing qualities that their 400 year old family owned company has to offer. From the high carbon stainless steel blades, to the brass rivets on the characterful 'Toffee' wood handles, every facet of these knives has been forged with skill and finished using traditional techniques.

The high carbon stainless steel blades, brass rivets and 'Toffee' wood handles have been forged with skill and finished using traditional techniques.

Solidly constructed with an enamelled cast iron base, the Queen balance scales come with either a black or white base with a stainless steel pan. They weigh from a ¼ oz. up to about 4lbs. (5gms to 2kgms).  Made in England.

Solidly constructed with an enamelled cast iron base, the Queen balance scales come with either a black or white base with a stainless steel pan. They weigh from a ¼ oz.

The original castings for these moulds were discovered in the attic of a Stoke on Trent pottery where they have been stored since Victorian times. They are made from hand cast white glazed china and are both practical and attractive. For best results lightly wipe the inside of the moulds with sweet almond oil before using.  Made in England.

The original castings for these moulds were discovered in the attic of a Stoke on Trent pottery where they have been stored since Victorian times. They are made from hand cast white glazed china and are both practical and attractive. For best results lightly wipe the inside of the moulds with sweet almond oil before using. Made in England.

Staub Pumpkin Cocotte - Cinnamon - 24cm - Google Search

In case you haven't noticed, it's pumpkin season! And we may have just found your go-to cooking vessel for fall.

20% OFF Silverwood Griddle - A Great British Favourite

OFF Silverwood Griddle - A Great British Favourite

This stripped butcher's apron will protect your clothes and keep you looking smart in the kitchen.

This stripped butcher's apron will protect your clothes and keep you looking smart in the kitchen.

Hand cut in Scotland, these slate cheese boards with stainless steel handles make the perfect vehicle for after dinner cheeses (particularly those long wedges of Brie!). Each board comes in an attractive presentation box.

Hand cut in Scotland, these slate cheese boards with stainless steel handles make the perfect vehicle for after dinner cheeses (particularly those long wedges of Brie! Each board comes in an attractive presentation box.

Aluminium has excellent heat conductivity so it's ideal for baking and roasting, but unfortunately many aluminium pans are too flimsy. These deep fluted flan tins have loose bases and are made of a heavier anodised aluminium, making them a pleasure to work with.  Made in England.

Silverwood 7 x Deep fluted flan with loose base

These tart tatin tins from Silverwood are hard anodised and won't warp, twist or buckle. Food releases easily and they are durable and scratch resistant. You can use them in the oven, grill or hob and they're safe up to 250°.

These tart tatin tins from Silverwood are hard anodised and won't warp, twist or buckle. Food releases easily and they are durable and scratch resistant. You can use them in the oven, grill or hob and they're safe up to

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