A mortar and pestle is an old fashioned kitchen staple. And we mean "old fashioned". This muddling, grinding, powdering, pulverizing tool has been in use for 10,000 years. This small, humble turned beechwood version is ideal for sea salt, whole spices, seeds, crushing herbs and nuts, and making pungent pastes. 4"
Take Care: Unfinished beechwood is practically indestructible but, left unoiled, can absorb rich colors and flavors. Occasionally oiling the wood with your preferred food-safe wood conditioner (we swear by Old Mill's All Natural Beeswax and Mineral Oil Wood Polish, available right here at The Foundry), being sure to allow enough time for the wood to absorb the oil before its next use will help seal the wood's porousness.
|Beechwood Utensils:||Take Care: The untreated wood is designed to be used in dry applications, but a healthy treatment of your favorite food-safe wood conditioner can (we swear by Old Mill's All Natural Beeswax and Mineral Oil Wood Polish, available right here at The Foundry)|