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Basalt molcajete, 'Ceremonial Tradition' - Handcrafted Ceremonial Style Molcajete Mortar Catalog feature

Product ID: 389196

Handcrafted Ceremonial Style Molcajete Mortar, "Ceremonial Tradition"

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Grupon Comonfort presents this traditional footed molcajete or stone mortar... more

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Grupon Comonfort presents this traditional footed molcajete or stone mortar, crafted by hand from volcanic basalt. The three-footed design is like those traditionally used for ceremonial purposes as well as for food preparation. The pestle, called a tejolote, is used to grind or crush the foodstuffs in the molcajete. The molcajete can also be used as a unique serving dish for salsa or guacamole.

The artisans recommend that the molcajete be "cured" before the first use. To cure the molcajete, place some dried beans, corn or rice in the bowl and grind with the pestle until pulverized. Allow the pulverized grain to sit for 15 minutes. Once this has been done, the molcajete can be hand washed and allowed to dry. This step will ensure that any stone dust remaining from the carving process does not affect the food.

  • 3.28 kgs
  • 7.2 lbs
  • Bowl: 12 cm H x 18 cm Diam.
  • Bowl: 4.7" H x 7" Diam.
  • 10 cm H x 4 cm Diam.
  • 3.9" H x 1.6" Diam.

  • Basalt
  • Hand wash only
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Food safe
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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Kristie

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06/10/2021

"This is going to become a family heirloom"

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My molcajete just arrived and it s beautiful. I love it! Great craftsmanship. Im tempted to buy one more. This way I can have one for my guacamole and one for my salsa. Thank you so much to the artisan making these. I appreciate the hard work in making such beautiful pieces. Kris Thank

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Doug

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06/06/2021

"Chefs dream to Salsa"

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Worth All the time from the Handcrafting....... Equals Seasoning properly!! Grind salt and rice to seaSon your molcajete!! ( More than once)

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