One of the most common uses for an Onyx Mortar and Pestle is grinding fresh herbs and spices. This allows you to release the full flavor and aroma of the ingredients, which can take your dishes to the next level. Try grinding fresh basil, oregano, or thyme for a homemade Italian seasoning blend, or grind up some cumin, coriander, and chili flakes for a homemade taco seasoning. The possibilities are endless!
Do you know? Mortar and pestle are implements that have been used since ancient times to prepare ingredients or substances by crushing and grinding them into a fine paste or powder in the kitchen, laboratory, and pharmacy. In the kitchen you are not just limited to creating just your basic spice rubs in this type of utensil neither. If you would like to get even more creative, try looking up you some mortar and pestle recipes such as:
- Homemade salsa
This beautiful mortar and pestle is carved, polished onyx. The natural colors are green, cream, brown, white and rust
Approximate measurements: 6 inches tall, 5.5 inches wide, and 3 inches deep