Marble & Metal Mortar & Pestle
Between a rock and a hard pestle.
The clearest path to guacamole? A high-quality, sturdy mortar and pestle. The hefty marble keeps this mortar from slipping around while you make your guac or grind your spices. The pestle has a ridged tip, which makes grinding and crushing a breeze. Finish things off with a shining copper or brass base, and this is as much a piece of art as it is a piece of essential kitchen equipment.
Photography by Rocky Luten and James Ransom
Details & Materials -
Mortar is 5" in diameter x 2.75" H x 2.25" deep; Pestle is 5" L x 1.25" W
Care & Notes
Wash the marble periodically with a cloth dampened with warm water and, if necessary, a bit of mild dishwashing liquid. Remove the soap with another damp cloth. Never use dusting sprays or abrasive cleaners on your marble. Metal components can be polished using a store-bought metal polish.
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