If you’ve ever used a conventional and cool mortar and pestle duo, you are aware how cumbersome and tiring the whole experience could be. Spices floating while you make an effort to grind them, having a super sore wrist left out because the sole eye witness towards the entire incident. Hence Taiwan-and-Hong Kong-based kitchenware brand, JIA Corporation. designed The Prep, Moving Mortar.
Inspired through the Chinese ceramic tea cool mortars in the Tang Empire, this pestle and mortar combo is really a gentle mixture of that old and also the new, a contemporary undertake tools which have been around for, well, centuries! The mortar comes by means of a stylish, U-formed porcelain bowl, whereas the pestle is really a solid wooden oak wheel. Rather of punching and grinding the spices or tea herbs, you just put them within the oblong bowl and rollover all of them with the wheel. The wheel offers an very ergonomic form, which makes it simple to grip, and enabling you to grind them with an easy moving motion. The Prep is built to make sure that no spices fly from the mortar, when you grind them.
JIA Corporation.’s The Prep, Moving cool Mortar, transforms cooking right into a different experience, allowing you to truly communicate with your ingredients, and treat all of them with the respect they deserve. As well as its minimal and sculpted looks allow it to be quite pleasing towards the eye too.
Within the USA, the mortar and pestle is promoting something of the status as obsolete and inefficient-a kitchen area accessory that provides lots of nostalgia but little utility. However it should not be undervalued. For centuries, the cool mortar and pestle was one of the couple of implements our ancestors relied upon to prepare. Our predecessors had fire, sharpened rocks for cutting, vessels to contain their food, and, crucially, they’d gemstones and wood to pound and grind everything.