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Volcanic Stone HD Mortar and Pestle 6 in - Molcajete Cholula

Volcanic Stone HD Mortar and Pestle 6 in - Molcajete Cholula

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Designed for heavy work, it is ideal for restaurants where the molcajete will be exposed to high temperatures and high rotation. Hand carved avoiding leaving sharp edges as well as the style of its legs will prevent our molcajete Cholula from being damaged.

Create and taste exquisite traditional dishes of the varied Mexican cuisine with this ancestral Molcajete de Piedra Volcanica is ideal for sauces, barbecues, seafood, cooking dishes in the oven or endless dishes.

It is a kitchen instrument to prepare various foods without the need to use oils, having the advantage of not using any type of nonstick that alter the taste of the food.

Due to the nature of the material and craft process, there may be slight variations in size and texture.


Before using a molcajete for the first time it is essential to "cure it" and this is the traditional way of doing it:

1. Pour into the bowl three tablespoons of any type of rice, straight from the package, simply raw and dried rice, along with a tablespoon of salt, coarse or fine.

2. Start grinding with the temolote gently. The idea is to rotate the content and intensify the force little by little so that the angles or protuberances that the stones will have are softened.

to. Generally, the curing of the molcajete is done from the center to two thirds of the size of the molcajete, since it is difficult to cool up when we prepare a sauce.

3. After a few minutes everything will turn grayish, precisely because of the stone dust that comes off. The movement must be maintained until the rice is pulverized (it is recommended to repeat this process at least twice). If the rice powder looks dark gray, it is necessary to repeat the process.

4. Wash with soap and water and let dry completely before your first use. For this process you can use a root broom or hard bristle brush.

This also has to serve as training since the rice grains behave almost like a liquid inside the bowl, the idea is that little by little a grain does not come out of the molcajete.

Practice these movements to use perfect the use of molcajete:

o In a circle. Up, in the middle, down.

o Spiral, ascending and descending.

o Straight lines, from shore to shore as in a clock: From 12 to 6, from 6 to 1, from 1 to 7, from 7 to 2, and so on.

o With circling hand movements, from the middle of the bowl towards the center.

Molcajete cleaning

Daily cleaning should be done with a hard and firm bristle brush, soap and water; Carve vigorously to remove the largest residue and rinse. Repeat the operation if necessary.

Lava rock - Roca Volcanica

Diameter: 6 in - Diametro 6 in

100% lead free, the rock is extracted by hand no explosives are used - 100 % libre de plomo , la roca se extrae a mano no se utilizan explosivos

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