My housemate has one - uses it all the time and swears by it! Not that good at cooking myself, but I will vote hot as my housemate loves hers and paid £20 for it when it first came out! Maybe it is because she paid £20 for it that she makes sure she uses it so much!
I can confirm that these are total rubbish. Pestle & Mortar from Ikea is the way.
got these for £5 in morrisons.
Putting a heavy ball inside a jamjar and shaking it hard enough to crush things like spices would be really rather dangerous. :roll:
This is definetly not............PUUUUUUUUUKKKKKKAAAAA!