Surbachi Mortar & Pestle
Surbachi Mortar & Pestle

Surbachi Mortar & Pestle

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Mortar, Suribachi Blue 6"

The suribachi is a Japanese mortar, and is to be used with a pestle called a "surikogi".
  • In Japanese cooking, the suribachi is used to crush sesame seeds as well as for various pastes.
  • You'll find that the suribachi is an essential tool for preparation of many common Japanese sauces, dressings, and pastes.
  • It can also be used to efficiently grind fresh or dry herbs and spices, and is an invaluable tool for any kitchen.
 
  • The suribachi mortar is an earthenware bowl, glazed on the outside with a capacity of approximately 10 oz.
  • The inside of the bowl has a ridged pattern (kushi-no-me) to facilitate grinding.

Suribachi Wooden Pestle 7"

The wooden pestle, called a "surikogi", is to be used with the suribachi mortar.

  • In Japanese cooking, the suribachi is used to crush sesame seeds as well as for various pastes.
  • You'll find that the suribachi is an essential tool for preparation of many common Japanese sauces, dressings, and pastes.
  • It can also be used to efficiently grind fresh or dry herbs and spices, and is an invaluable tool for any kitchen.
 
  • It is made of 100% natural Magnolia Obovata wood (harvested in Japan) rather than clay to keep the pestle from wearing down the ridges in the mortar.
  • It has a hole at the top end for easy hanging and tapers at the end for an easy grip.