Mexican Mortar with Pestle


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Made by artisans of Jalisco, Mexico, this iconic Mexican kitchen tool is used to make guacamole, salsas, grind spices and other traditional dishes. It is made of volcanic stone also known as basalt stone.

  • Heritage Craft

  • Woman Led

  • Handmade

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Category: Table

Origin: Mexico

Composition: Basalt Stone

Ships from: Mexico

Item Sku: P002D

Before use it needs to be cleaned and cured.rn•tFirst wash the piece very well with water and a stiff brush. rn•tUse uncooked rice, pour it in the mortar and grind with the pestle. Don't worry if it turns a little grey, after this first grind rinse the mortar. rn•tRepeat as many times as needed until the rice comes out white. rn•tRinse with water and leave to dry. rn•tDo not use in microwave or dishwasher.

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