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Pestle and Mortar

A very handy utensil that should not be overlooked in any kitchen is a pestle and mortar set. A mortar is a cup or bowl with a pestle, or crusher, that can be used to finely grind or mix herbs and spices. Pestle and mortar are often made of hard materials such as copper, stone and other pottery to ensure that you can create enough friction to break down herbs and spices as small as possible. You can use these when making soups, sauces, curries, marinades, and much more. Find out more about the high quality pestle and mortar sets that we have in our assortment, including top brands such as Emile Henry and BergHOFF.

Mortar and Pestle

A mortar is a bowl or cup, while a pestle is a crusher or masher that you can use to grind and mix ingredients. With a mortar you can easily crush seeds, herbs and spices that you can then use in a delicious dish. The mortar and pestle sets her have here at Cookwarestore are made of high quality, hard materials. The advantage of a pestle and mortar is that very little of your ingredients is lost compared to a blender, for example, because you can grind it manually and more carefully.