Maximum flavor extraction from your favorite fragrant herbs and spices is something you'll never miss when you have this mortal and pestle at your fingertips. The large pestle pulverizes ingredients quickly, unleashing their full flavor with little and minimal effort. Both pestle and mortar are crafted out of solid bamboo and are substantial in weight to prevent slipping and sliding off your work surface. This convenient kitchen gadget is great for grinding seeds and peppercorns for smoking rubs or for pulverizing a whole avocado for a creamy and savory guacamole sauce. The finish is smooth to the touch so that you can extract the full flavor without having herbs and spices getting stuck on the sides. Instead of busting out the blender and dealing with the messy aftermath opt to use this bamboo mortar and pestle to get the job done right!