BackCountry Iron's Cast Iron Large Mortar and Pestle set is hand-made using a proprietary metallurgical alloy, and is seasoned using our company's blend of the finest food grade oils available to ensure you've got the best quality product on the market. We take pride in our products and focus on quality and craftsmanship before all else. You'll find more consistency than with other cast iron products. If you look closely at the surface of the mortar, you'll find that it's comprised of iron micro-globuals, a technological improvement invented in-house to ensure that seasoning adheres easily and quickly and that your mortar and pestle are durable for years to come. We've used the same design care in selecting and manufacturing the pestle, ensuring that it's simple to crush pills and spices or to puree guacamole and other foods. It will last for decades with proper care! This set is great for high heat and dual oven/stove techniques, fire, and all stove types. It's also great for crushing pills, other materials, or for making: PestoCaesar DressingGuacamoleChimichurriSpice BlendsAioliHummusCurry PasteFlavored Salts You'll find more passion for cooking and better flavors in your food! Of course the mortar can also double as a weighted cauldron for spells, incense, rebirth, or other life changing endeavors.
- IMPROVE YOUR COOKING: A heavyweight hefty cast iron mortar and pestle set makes it easy to release flavors and oils in your spices; your recipes will come to life and you'll have less fatigue and better pulverizing thanks to the weight!
- A HEAVYWEIGHT IN THE KITCHEN: Cast iron weights a lot, which is is great for grinding, crushing things like dry and fresh spices, seeds, grains, medicines, and pills. It's perfect for molcajetes and tejolote.
- SIMPLE ELEGANCE: The mortar and pestle are crafted to be artistic and aesthetically pleasing while still being a tool you can't live without. It beats granite, stone, marble, porcelain, stainless steel, or soapstone mortar and pestles in weight, longevity, and beauty.
- THOUGHTFUL CONSTRUCTION: Proudly designed in the USA, pre-seasoned with our proprietary oil blend, cast from the finest virgin ore and built to last for generations to come.
- VERSATILITY: Use your mortar on nuts, seeds, ginger root, and garlic to make salad dressings, sauces, and condiments. Make fresh mustard, guacamole, pesto, salsa, chutneys and more. It'll help you crush pills to powder for easy ingestion, or help you hide them in your stubborn pet's food. Just like the pharmacies use!