A real chef uses a mortar and pestle in the kitchen. A gourmet chef keeps a mortar and pestle on the counter to grind spices, smash nuts and seeds, make condiments and sauces, and of course, create the glorious pesto. When you've moved beyond pre-packaged spices, use this Marble Mortar and Pestle during meal prep â€“ and you'll soon realize releasing the fresh flavors and oils of the spices you use in cooking makes a big difference in the taste of the food! Features polished exterior, rough textured stone for efficient grinding, and heavyweight construction. Mortar measures 5-1/8" diameter x 3-1/4", with 5-1/8" pestle. Limited Lifetime Warranty. White box.