No kitchen is complete without a mortar and pestle! Dating back to the Stone Age, the mortar and pestle has been in use across different cultures for over 20,000 years! Whether grinding spices, crushing nuts, or making your own authentic pesto (or pistou or persillade), a mortar and pestle is as useful as it is versatile. There is no better device for releasing the aromatic compounds in herbs and spices than by pounding and grinding them out. This bowl of the mortar is 6 ounces with the mortar itself measuring 4 1/2" in diameter and 2 1/2" tall, while the pestle is 5 1/2" long. To clean, use a sponge with warm soapy water. Made in China.
Marble Mortar & Pestle