Mini GrinderBass and Bennett Trading Co
These small grinder tables were once used to grind grain and spices. The table originally had a grinding wheel that was manually cranked to grind and separate the grain or spice. Today they are also used as unique and decorative jewelry boxes, foot stools, or coffee tables.
Like other cuisines from hot climates, Indian food is full of flavor and spice. The spice has many practical purposes in addition to tasting great! Many spices have properties that can protect us from bacteria and food borne pathogens. Like cooking, smoking, and salting food, adding spice helps to preserve food and protect the consumer. In a hot climate, having spicy food with chilies will cause you to sweat – thus stimulating the body’s natural cooling mechanism.