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A mortar and pestle should be made of...?

blue room | Jan 22, 201111:07 AM

Marble? Smooth stone? Rough stone? Glass?
I recently needed to crush some little seeds (cardamom) -- the food processor was useless, as was a hammer and a baggie. Finally (successfully) used the back of a spoon on a glass plate.

I suppose it depends on what needs crushing?

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