Put away the food processor! For centuries, cooks in the know have sworn by the classic mortar and pestle as the best gear for mashing herbs, grinding spices or mixing guacamole and other condiments. Our Polished Soapstone Mortar & Pestle brings an authentic conversation piece to your kitchen and is designed to stand up to even the most vigorous use. Go ahead - pound away. You'll have more fun and your food will taste better, too.