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Anyone know size of Jamie mortar and pestle?

chef7734 Sep 17, 2012 03:47 PM

So in the market for a granite mortar and pestle and wondering what size Jamie Oliver uses. I find his is a good size and would be great.

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    John Francis Sep 17, 2012 04:46 PM

    Can't say I've seen him use a mortar and pestle on TV, but that may just be me. His flavour shaker is something of the kind, though - in case this is any use to you:


    1. Bada Bing Sep 17, 2012 04:49 PM

      M&P are measured be interior diameter, and he seems to have a 6"-7" one, in granite. The type you can find at better genuine Thai markets for less or not much over $30.

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      1. re: Bada Bing
        chef7734 Sep 17, 2012 06:49 PM

        I was looking at 2 cup 7" and 3 cup 8" and could not decide on the size. It will be for at home and not at work and thought Jamiehad the perfect size.

      2. chefathome Sep 17, 2012 04:53 PM

        I own it and love it. It is solid, heavy and large enough to make batches of pesto, for example. I just measured it - 5.5" inside diameter, 7" outside. It weighs 8 lb. I have other M&Ps but this one is by far my favourite. Highly recommended if you are in the market for one.

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          Leepa Sep 17, 2012 05:14 PM

          I bought one at a SurLaTable a number of years ago but apparently they don't carry them anymore. But I do remember that I bought the same size as it appeared that he had on his first show. And it's the same as this one.


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