Tuesday, September 16, 2008

MEASUREMENT CONVERSIONS

I intended to post this because in my experience , I always got a confusion, everytime I cook especially using foreign recipe books. When I start cooking , I used to just put ingredients according to my own calculation and taste. But what if the one whom to serve and eat what I cook? Like my son , who is perfectionist that a bit of excess can taste it.

INTERNATIONAL MEASURES
1cup ==============250 ml (8 fl oz.)
1teaspoon ===========5 ml
1 UK/US tablespoon ====15 ml (3 teaspoons)
1 Australian tablespoons ==20 ml (4 teaspoons)

WEIGHT:
28 gm======1 oz
225g =======8 oz
450gm =====1 lb

VOLUME:
30 ml ======= 1fl oz
125 ml ======= 4 fl oz
250 ml ======= 8 fl oz

LENGTHS:
6 mm==== 1/4 inch
1cm ===== 1/2 inch
2.5 cm ===1 inch

CUP EQUIVALENTS:
1 cup rice raw=======200 g (61/2 oz)
1 cup flour plain=====120 g (4 oz)
1 cup sesame seed ====130 g (4 oz)
1 cup peanut chopped==140 g (4 3/4 0z)
1 cup bamboo shoot===100 gm (3 1/2 0z)
1 cup cabbage Chinese==150 g (5oz)
1 cup spinach========60g (2 oz)
1 cup chicken, minced==125 g (4 oz)

1 comments:

laura said...

Hello there, happy weekend! I like this measurement conversion of yours. Don't need to go so far when I wanted to know something about measurement conversion.