Fits all
Fits all
Fits all
Fits all
Fits all
1/5

Pestle & Mortar

£65.00

A handmade pestle & mortar by British ceramicist Edmund Davies. Sand coloured and crafted from British clay, each grinder is thrown by Edmund in his Norwich pottery studio. It is the ideal kitchen tool to crush your Sichuan peppercorns or mash up fresh basil leaves and garlic into a pesto. Part of our small batch ceramic series, each is marked with a special makers seal.

Features
  • Hand-thrown
  • Raw stoneware  
  • Sand colour
  • Blended Cornish Clay
  • Crafted by Edmund Davies
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 110mm
  • Height: 140mm

Perfect for everyday use, the pestle & mortar is the ideal kitchen companion. Before first time use, please grind a tablespoon of rice kernels to smoothen the inside of the mortar. Due to the unglazed nature of the object, it is particularly suited for grinding dry spices and herbs and will naturally change patina with frequent use. Simply clean with warm water and detergent and let it dry in the open.

We deliver worldwide in bespoke plastic-free Monoware packaging. Orders received by 12pm on weekdays are dispatched on the same day. Prices displayed on our website include UK VAT at 20%, which is deducted at checkout for International orders. Returns & Exchanges are accepted within 14 days, subject to terms. Free returns on UK orders. Please read our Delivery & Returns.

In stock
Free shipping on UK orders over £0.00 You're £0.00 away from free UK shipping Order qualifies for free UK shipping

The Perfect Pestle & Mortar

01

Made with Care

Wheel-thrown by studio potter Edmund Davies, founder of Helgate Pottery Studio. Each piece is unique and stamped with the makers seal.

02

Design that Lasts

Crafted from highly durable British clay, this functional kitchen grinder is for everyday use and sure to endure.

03

Timeless Design

Utilitarian in design and perfectly proportioned, each pestle & mortar is an individual expression of Davies' workmanship.

Frequently bought together

Upgrade Your Table

The making of the Core Collection

Out of the fire

Our ceramics are made by a family-run factory in Portugal. They source clay locally and craft the pieces into our designed shapes. Before the pieces are completed, they are dipped in our unique glazes and single-fired, a process which minimises emissions.

Customer Reviews

Now Let's Cook

Squash soup with salsa verde and crispy sage

We enjoy a bowl full of this comforting and warming soup to nourish the soul. Eat after a windy autumnal walk or by the bonfire. Make this soup ahead and store...
Read more

FAQ's

Need Help? Just ask us.

Is your pottery food safe?

Yes, our manufacturer carries out thorough tests to ensure the clays and glazes are safe and 100% lead-free

Can I put it in the microwave or oven?

Yes, all our stoneware products are safe to use in the oven and microwave, to a temperature of 250 ºC. Steer clear of placing pieces straight from the oven on to a cold surface, as a measure against shock resistance.

How about the freezer?

Yes, absolutely. Our ceramics have high thermal shock resistance, and will withstand temperature variations as low as -20 ºC.

Is is dishwasher safe?

Yes, our products can be washed daily in the dishwasher. To ensure our dishes last longer it is advisable to space them so they don’t rub or bump against each other during the cycle. We recommend you wash the larger and more delicate pieces by hand, as a precaution.

Can I use it on the stove?

No. Monoware dinnerware is not suitable for stovetop cooking or for use with an open flame.

Timeless goods to keep
for many years to come
Quality design for everyday
and special moments too
Secure payment
and packaged with great care