[Sca-cooks] mortar and pestle questions

Solveig Throndardottir nostrand at acm.org
Sun Nov 23 21:04:46 PST 2008

Noble Cousin!

Greetings from Solveig!
> I'm on the hunt for a good mortar and pestle set and need advice.  
> What is better for practical uses? Wood, porcelain, stone? What  
> about size? Would a smaller one grind more completely, and would a  
> larger one just stir things around without really grinding them?
You forgot to tell folks what sort of food you intend to make. For  
example, if you were making Japanese food, then I would recommend  
getting a "suribachi".

Your Humble Servant
Solveig Throndardottir
Amateur Scholar

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