Purists swear that authentic pesto must be made in a mortar and pestle; here are five to aid you in your summer pesto preparation.
Above: Designed by Eero Aarnio, the Aroma Mortar and Pestle from Alessi is $44.95 from Amazon.
Above: The Mortar and Pestle from the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum is $60 for the small size.
Above: The Kuhn Rikon Mortar and Pestle is $50.
Above: Milton Brook Range Unglazed Mortar and Pestle (6 inch) is $24.90 from Wayfair.
Above: The Cooper-Hewitt Mortar and Pestle in black marble is $60.