Volume and Weight

Volumes:        LITRES                             FL OZ                       PINTS                         CUPS 1,25 ml                          ¼ tsp 2,5 ml                            ½ tsp 5 ml                               1 tsp                                                              1/16 cup 15 ml                             1 tbsp 30 ml                             1 fl oz                      1/16 pint 60 ml                             2 fl oz 100 ml                           3,5 fl oz                   ¼ pint                         0,4 cup 150 ml                           5 fl oz                      1/3 pint        …

Oven temperatures

When a recipe says what type of temperature the  oven should be at, for example 400 F or gas mark 2, what does it translate to in Celsius or just plain oven heat? It can be a bit confusing at some times so here is a list on temperatures. C = Celsius F = Fahrenheit…

Abbreviations / Measurements

What is a tsp or a dps? All these abbreviations can be a bit confusing so I made a small list to help you out.   Short                                     Long Tsp                                         Teaspoon Dsp                                         Dessertspoon Tbsp                                       Tablespoon 1 spoonful                             1 slightly rounded spoonful 1 level spoon                         1 flat spoonful Fl oz                                        Fluid ounce Lb                                            Pound

Cooking glossary

What does everything really mean when it comes to cooking? I thought I would write down some terms here and hopefully be somewhat helpful in the jungle of cooking. • Al dente  –  Italian term meaning ”firm to the bite”. • Blanch  –  Plunge briefly in boiling water before placing in ice water. • Braise …