Sunday, September 20, 2009

Conversions

Okay, here are approximate conversions from Metric to U.S. measurements:

WEIGHT

50 grams = 2 ounces
110 grams = 4 ounces
150 grams = 5 ounces
200 grams = 7 ounces
250 grams = 9 ounces
450 grams = 16 ounces (1 pound)
900 grams = 32 ounces (2 pounds)


LIQUID

5 milliliters = 1 teaspoon
15 milliliters = 1 Tablespoon
60 milliliters = 1/4 cup / 4 Tablespoons
80 milliliters = 1/3 cup
240 milliliters = 1 cup
1000 milliliters (1 liter) = 1 quart


TEMPERATURE

140º C = 275º F
150º C = 300º F
170º C = 325º F
180º C = 350º F
190º C = 375º F
200º C = 400º F
220º C = 425º F
230º C = 450º F
240º C = 475º F

Now, go and try French recipes!

3 comments:

crystal said...

Ahhhhh, merci Madame! Quiche Oignon, Ici je viens!

Le yum.

ParisBreakfasts said...

HA!

Anonymous said...

but... a quart and a liter aren't the same. I mean... sure, they're close, but 1 quart = 0.946L

That's 946 ml. That's almost a 1/4 cup difference. I guess for rounding it's close, but I think it's enough of a difference to be noted.