Pestle and Mortars have been used since ancient times to prepare ingredients by crushing and grinding them into a fine paste or powder in the kitchen.
They are ideal for grinding spices to make marinades and meat rubs or even to make pesto and guacamole.
We’ve selected 10 of the best pestle and mortars available on the market.
Let’s get started!
10 Best Pestle & Mortars
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Argos Home Granite Pestle and Mortar
Made of granite, heavy and sturdy, so it is stable when grinding. Dishwasher safe £10.50
Pestle and Mortar Set by Stanley Rogers
Marble heavy duty pestle and mortar. Excellent quality and good size. £27.99
Why Do I Need A Pestle & Mortar?
Nowadays electric food processors often take the place of a traditional pestle and mortar, but they are actually a cost efficient and practical piece of kitchen equipment, especially if you enjoy cooking with herbs and spices.
What Can You Use A Pestle & Mortar For?
- Curry pastes
- Flavoured salts
- Dips like hummus or guacamole
- Spice blends
Where To Buy Online (Best Retailers)
In our product reviews above I’ve linked to Amazon because they tend to have good stock levels at competitive process. I do strongly checking these recommended retailers below.
- Buy Pestle & Mortars from eBay
- Buy Pestle & Mortars from Lakeland
- Buy Pestle & Mortars from Wayfair
- Buy Pestle & Mortars from John Lewis
- Buy Pestle & Mortars from Argos