Chances are there are items that you have not heard of, or things that you know by one name, that elsewhere in the world they call it something else.
This is your reference document. If you find anything that is missing, please contact us and let us know!
tsp = teaspoon = 5ml
tbsp = tablespoon = 15ml
C = cup = 240 ml or 8 fl oz – for most recipes a 250ml metric cup will be fine.
quart = about a litre
gallon = 4 quarts
4 oz is about 110 grams
1 pound = 1 lb = 16oz = about 500g or half a kg
350 F is equivalent to 180 C
Saute – to cook gently over medium heat, stirring
Grill = broil = cook under direct heat in the oven
Dice = cut in to 1/2 inch cubes (about 1 cm)
Shredded = grated = to cut finely with a grater
International Food Equivalents
Please also see our food substitution and replacement options if you don’t have, or cannot eat a certain item.
Different places in the world have different names for common ingredients.
Almond flour = almond meal = ground almonds
Cheddar cheese = colby
Corn starch = cornflour (white) not to be confused with fine polenta that is also known as corn flour
Jelly = jam
Jello = jelly
Rutabaga = swede = a type of turnip
Yam = golden kumera = a type of sweet potato
Summer squash = zucchini = courgette
Scallion = green onion = spring onion. Can be substituted with chives.