UNPOLISHED GRANITE CONSTRUCTIONConstructed of unpolished granite, both the mortar and pestle are sturdy enough to crush, grind, mix, and powder stuff like spices, herbs, pesto, dressings, and pills, ideal for blending and serving guacamole or for making pesto and other rustic sauces.
ROUGH-TEXTURED INTERIOR & LARGE VOLUMERough-textured interior helps crush and grind ingredients effectively, no worry for food sliding; Dia. 6” x 4” H ensures a large volume, perfect for crushing whole spices and making spice blends.
HIGHER NUTRITION ABSORBANCECompared with the thin blade of a knife, crushing is the way to expel all the essential oils and full-bodied flavors in vegetables or herbs, so users can absorb most of the nutrition in these foods.
AUTHENTIC TASTE AND TEXTURECO-Z mortar and pestle set (molcajete or guacamole bowl and pestle) help to create an authentic taste and texture that can't be duplicated with mixers and food processors, a real savior for those that have trouble in swallowing.
CUSTOMER CAREClean this granite stone mortar and pestle set is easy, just wash it with the sponge and warm water. The perfect gift for cooking lovers and chefs, enjoy 100% satisfaction, and impeccable customer care.
This mortar and pestle let you crush whole spices and fresh herbs with precision. Crafted of unpolished granite, the mortar is large enough for everyday food prep but small enough to quickly tuck away. Crushing is the way to expel all the essential oils and full-bodied flavors in vegetables or herbs, so retain the nutrition in food with this grinder and let it bring you a healthier life.
Warnings: Staining on a granite and mortar pestle is inevitable, but it does not affect the performance of the utensil.
Seasoning TipsBefore the first use, it is important to season it to avoid any unwanted flavors, deter sticking and smooth what might be an excessively rough grinding surface. This process will also clean out the stone dust that is inherently left during the manufacturing process.
Tools and items needed:
- Stiff cleaning brush
- 1/3 cup of uncooked rice
- 4 peeled cloves of garlic
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1 teaspoon of pepper
Maintenance TipsA properly cleaned granite mortar and pestle will provide years of service in your kitchen.
Things Needed: Dishrag, Unscented dish soap, Abrasive dish sponge, Dry cloth
Step 1 - Rinse the mortar and pestle in water immediately after use to minimize staining. Granite is especially prone to staining when exposed to acidic and oily foods.
Step 2 - Wash the mortar with warm water, using a clean dishrag. Use an abrasive dish sponge to remove any stuck-on food.
Step 3 - Rinse the mortar and pestle thoroughly in warm water.
Step 4 - Dry the mortar and pestle with a clean cloth to prevent water stains from forming on the granite.