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ModRoy
02-02-2012, 08:56 AM
Imperial to Metric

1oz = 25g
4oz = 100g

1lb = 450g

1fl.oz = 30ml
5 fl. oz = 150ml = 1/4 pint
20 fl. oz = 600ml = 1 pint


Oven Temperatures

130C = 250F = Gas mark 1/2
150C = 300F = Gas mark 2
180C = 350F = Gas mark 4
190C = 375F = Gas mark 5
200C = 400F = Gas mark 6
220C = 425F = Gas mark 7
230C = 450F = Gas mark 8


American spoon measures

1 level tablespoon flour = 15g flour
1 heaped tablespoon flour = 28g flour
1 level tablespoon sugar = 28g sugar
1 level tablespoon butter = 15g butter

American liquid measures

1 cup U.S = 275ml
1 pint U.S = 550ml
1 quart U.S = 900ml

American solid measures

1 cup rice U.S = 225g rice
1 cup flour U.S = 115g flour
1 cup butter U.S = 225g butter
1 stick butter U.S = 115g butter
1 cup dried fruit U.S = 225g dried fruit
1 cup brown sugar U.S = 180g brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar U.S = 225g granulated sugar


tables courtesy of UKTV Good food channel (http://uktv.co.uk/food/stepbystep/aid/574225)

tursiops
02-02-2012, 09:18 AM
Handy, but most of the conversions are off by 10% or so.....close enough for UK cooking, I guess!:rolleyes:

ModRoy
02-02-2012, 09:32 AM
hehe Mel, I think the saying is "room for Artistic licence"



I suppose it depends which Google link you click too :rolleyes: