Wooden Mortar and Pestle| Olive Wood
Mortar and pestles are used in a variety of cultures around the world. The mortar is a bowl-shaped container used for holding herbs or spices, foods, and medicines, and the pestle is a bat shaped tool used to crush whatever is put into the mortar. They vary in material but here at BeldiNest we specialize in olive wood mortars and pestles. The wooden mortar and pestle has a quite unique history. It has been noted that in the 15th century, Italian apothecaries have used pestle and mortars for creating medicines. Even earlier versions of the pestle and mortar appear, such as the Molcajete, the Mexican version of the mortar and pestle dates back up to 6000 years. How to use the Mortar and Pestle Place the item that you want to be ground into the mortar. Then, with the pestle, apply a downward pressure onto the substance, and grind in a circular motion. This way, the substance is ground up against the bowl. Continue to do this until you reach the desired fineness. The Olive Wood Pestle and mortar will allow you to release the flavors and essences of the substances that you are grinding. This makes for a more enhanced and flavorful product than you will ever produce with a food processor. Wooden Mortar and Pestle uses: Wooden Mortar and Pestles are typically used for grinding up dry items, such as herbs, salts, and spices. There are also many home remedies that are medicinal that you can make at home with them. The olive wood pestle and mortar is an extremely beautiful piece. The olive wood captures the most beautiful types of grains. The olive wood mortar and pestle would be a lovely addition to any olive wood collection, or any kitchen in general.