Tool: Molcajete


A type of Mexican mortar made from a special volcanic rock. Traditionally used to grind herbs, chilies, and spices. Also popular for making salsas and guacamole.

Though not the traditional use, many restaurants now heat molcajetes (pronounced mol-ka-heh-tay) and use them serve a mix of meats, sausage, and vegetables sizzling hot at the table.

Also great to make and serve salsa and guacamole.


Other names: Mexican Mortar and Pestle
Translations: Молцајете

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