The mortar and pestle has been used for hundreds of years as the tool of choice to crush spices and herbs. This mortar and pestle is designed to extract the flavour and oils from spices such as fennel, cumin, and cloves while offering the classic beauty of French styling. The shape of the mortar is designed so cooks can comfortably press and crush spices in the kitchen or at the table while providing plenty of room for grinding and crushing spices, herbs, and garlic. The mortar is well-balanced and deep offering leverage and stability. The unglazed ceramic interior offers the friction needed to properly grind spices.
This handmade ceramic item has a highly resistant glaze which does not scratch or craze and is highly resistant to chipping.
This handmade item may exhibit variations in colour and finish which add to its individuality and uniqueness.