|•||Hard-wearing, impermeable finish fired at temperatures as high as 2192°F|
|•||Unmatched thermal resistance from -65°F to 500°F; safe for the freezer, microwave, oven, broiler & dishwasher|
|•||High-quality exterior enamel protects against metal marks and other damage|
|•||Maximize flavor by grinding spices and herbs with this invaluable kitchen tool|
|•||5-year warranty, dishwasher safe|
The Le Creuset Mortar & Pestle features a unique clay mixture which creates a very dense material when fired, maintaining even temperatures and preventing scorching. Resistant to staining and flavor/odor absorption. Mortars have been used around the world for centuries, from Asia and Europe to the earliest populations of North and South America. The friction of the mortar's rough ceramic interior against the grinding action of the pestle releases the full flavor of herbs and spices, while also changing the texture and consistency of pesto and other dishes. The stoneware mortar & pestle is inspired by this age-old technique of careful preparation, with an unglazed interior that is abrasive enough to effectively break down contents, yet durable enough withstand the friction of repeated grinding.
4.5 x 4.5 x 2.5-inches deep