Peugeot Mignonnette Silverplate Pepper & Salt Mill Set, 4-in

PM9816-1-9816-1/SME

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$254.95
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Mignonnette is a replica of the Z model, the oldest Peugeot mill created in 1874. A true marvel of precision engineering this mill is entirely covered with silverplate

Product features:

  • The Peugeot Mignonnette is a magnificent reissue of the first mill produced by Peugeot in 1874. An emblem of an era, that of  the golden age of gastronomy, Mills are made of silver-plated metal to the highest standard recognised by French law
  • The Peugeot mechanism guarantees a perfect result.  As with all pieces of fine silverware this mill does require some special care (regularly buff with a chamois cloth or product suitable for silver-plated metal).
  • This exceptional mill brings great elegance and sophistication to adorn your table. Real jewelry for the table.
  • Classic setting. The knob on the top adjust grinding from fine to coarse.
  • Peugeot’s pepper mechanism is a combination of specially angled channeling grooves and teeth that creates a superior grind. Two-stage pepper mechanism - first cracks then grinds peppercorns ensuring the most flavor and aroma is released from the pepper. Mechanism constructed of case-hardened steel - virtually indestructible
  • Peugeot's salt crushing mechanism features two ribbed plates which work to fracture and crush coarse, dry sea salt to a consistent size. The salt grinding mechanism is made of corrosion resistant Stainless Steel.
  • Units comes in gift boxed tube
  • Dimensions: 4-in tall (10 cm)
  • Limited lifetime warranty in the mechanism. Body’s mill carries a 5-year warranty from the date of purchase
  • Made in France

    A note on Peugeot pepper and salt mills:

    What kind of pepper should I use in my pepper grinder? 

    • Use only dry, hard, whole peppercorns that are 5 mm (0.2”) or less in diameter.
    • Use peppercorns from the piper nigrum family such as white, black (Lampong, Tellicherry, Malabar) or green
    • Do not use pepper mill to grind salt, herbs, seeds, pre-ground pepper or any other spice
    • Pink peppercorns may only be used as part of a peppercorn blend to a maximum of 15% pink
    • Do not use peppers as they are too long, dense and thick to be ground
    • Do not use pickled or brined peppercorns as they will clog the mechanism in the mill.

    What kind of salt should I use in my salt grinder?

    • Only use dry, coarse salts that are 4 mm (0,16 in.) or smaller. It can be used to grind a variety of salts including: Himalayan pink salt, Persian Blue salt, refined rock salt, sea salt that is not refined and Bengal salt. Use a PEUGEOT Wet Salt Mill to grind wet salt.
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