How to Grind Pepper Using a Mortar and Pestle?

Answer Everybody knows that freshly ground pepper is the only way to go. It has a much better aroma and flavor than pepper purchased ground. For the very best ground pepper, use a mortar and pestle rather... Read More »

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How do I make flour using a mortar and pestle?

Today, most people buy the flour they use for baking at the grocery store. Much of the flour available in the supermarket contains additives and preservatives that the health-conscious baker may no... Read More »

How to Test a Pottery Glaze Using a Mortar and Pestle?

Testing a pottery glaze is an important part of ensuring consistency, color, and resilience. There are a number of ways to test a glaze; this one is very simple and provided you're not too fussed a... Read More »

How to Use a Pestle and Mortar?

An ancient tool, the mortar and pestle are still very useful around the modern house for crushing items to a fine paste or powder. Here's how to use yours!

What is a mortar&pestle?

A mortar and pestle is used for manually grinding substances such as seeds, herbs, grains and medicines. The mortar is a bowl-shaped container and the pestle is a small cylindrical tool for grindin... Read More »