Ceramic Motoshige Suribachi Mortar
$ 40.00 USD
Make quick work seeds and spices with this modern update of the traditional Japanese mortar and pestle combination. Designed in an effort to bring age-old handicrafts to contemporary kitchens and beautiful enough to double as a serving vessel, this suribachi features a silicone base to prevent slipping while in use. Pairs with the Wooden Surikogi Pestle.
Take a peek at how these pieces are made in this video.
About Suribachi and Surikogi
A suribachi is a sturdy Japanese mortar with an unglazed interior that features many small groves to help mash and bruise seeds, herbs, and spices more efficiently. These ridges - called kushi no me - bring out subtle aromatic compounds when worked with a wooden pestle, or surikogi.
Materials: Ceramic, silicone
Small: 4.25" D x 2.5" H
Medium: 5.25" D x 3.5" H
Care: Hand wash with mild soap and a soft brush. Dry both mortar and pestle thoroughly before storing.