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Salbitxada –  Catalan sauce eaten with char-grillled  calçots,  a type of green onion from Catalunya – similar to spring onions/baby leeks

Pound the toasted almonds with a mortar and pestle – to your preferred texture… 63 more words


Kitchen Secrets: Granite Mortar & Pestle

It took me awhile to discover the Thai granite mortar and pestle duo.

My first thai granite mortar was a sizable 8″ (measured by outer diameter) one from Amazon. 321 more words


Mortal Grinding Machine

Goddess, you are soaked in sweat
And I think it might be mine
I too might have slipped in yours
What a to do!

Half word, half nestle… 60 more words


Kitchen Gear: Suribachi (Japanese Mortar & Pestle)

Check out this suribachi (“grinding bowl”). It’s a Japanese-style mortar and pestle. Over the last year I have become a big fan of this piece of cooking equipment because the design is perfect for making pastes and pestos.  400 more words

Food Finds

How to Season a Molcajete

Last week we received our shipment of assorted Pig Molcajetes from Mexico and they have been flying off the shelf! Well, I actually haven’t seen any of the pigs fly, but they’ve been very popular thus far and I think we’re going to have a hard time keeping them stocked! 431 more words


More pots

And the mortar and pestle, the pestle is tricky to do as there is considerable torque on the porcelain while throwing, unless the hands are kept very wet 16 more words


A Day in the Life of a New Molcajete: Part II

The curing process is a long drawn out event that should mark a very important moment in the life of he or she who manages to start and finish the procedure. 263 more words

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