Cooking Conversion Tables

Since this blog is about multicultural and international cooking, our ingredients may be posted in different measurements. To make measuring easier for you, we have included this cooking conversion page. 

Don’t worry if you can’t get the exact measurements, a little bit more or less in our recipes will not make a huge difference. We have found that the really good “homechefs” don’t even measure with cups or spoons, they go by their gutt feelings (and tongues) and so should you.

Happy cooking!

 

Liquid Measures

1 cup 8 fl ounces 1/2 pint 237 ml
2 cups 16 fl ounces 1 pint 474 ml
4 cups 32 fl ounces 1 quart 946 ml
2 pints 32 fl ounces 1 quart 0.964 liters
4 quarts 128 fl ounces 1 gallon 3.784 liters
dash less than 1/4 tsp    

 

Dry Measures

3 tsp 1 tbsp 1/2 ounce 14.3 grams  
2 tbsp 1/8 cup 1 fl ounce 28.3 grams  
4 tbsp 1/4 cup 2 fl ounces 56.7 grams  
5-1/3 tbsp 1/3 cup 2.6 fl ounces 75.6 grams  
8 tbsp 1/2 cup 4 ounces 113.4 grams 1 stick butter
12 tbsp 3/4 cup 6 ounces 0.375 pound 170 grams
32 tbsp 2 cups 16 ounces 1 pound 453.6 grams
64 tbsp 4 cups 32 ounces 2 pounds 907 grams

 

Oven Temperatures

Centigrade Fahrenheit Gas Mark Description
130 250 1/2 Very slow
150 300 2 Slow
180 350 4 Moderate
190 375 5 Moderately hot
220 425 8 Hot
240 475 9 Very hot
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