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Sean Dell Feb 24, 2007 04:22 AM

Hey Hounds,

I bought a wonderful baking book called Baking with Passion from a London place called Baker & Spice.

All the temperatures and quantities are metric, of course.

Even though I'm Eurotrash and should know this, I have forgotten all my celsius and grammes measurements.

Does anyone have a favorite conversions website to recommend?


- Sean

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    Canada Eats Feb 24, 2007 03:23 PM

    Before I got my kitchen scale, I used this site: http://www.gourmetsleuth.com/cookingconversions.asp

    It's food-specific, which means you select the food and additional relevant details (ie brown or white sugar, etc), and then get a conversion. I've generally found it to be fairly reliable, although sometimes I find the categories a little confusing.

    - Lea

    1. s
      smartie Feb 24, 2007 11:00 AM

      28 grams in an ounce
      2.2llbs in a kilo
      580mls is a pint

      that works for most things

      1. RShea78 Feb 24, 2007 10:59 AM


        I use KoalaCalc, myself but it is a Macintosh app. No need for me to go online unless explaining something to someone else.



        1. DetectDave Feb 24, 2007 10:28 AM

          Here is one that is a bit different:

          1. s
            Sean Dell Feb 24, 2007 06:56 AM

            I had no idea. Just tried it and it works. Thank you.

            - Sean

            1. d
              DGresh Feb 24, 2007 05:37 AM

              I'm lazy and let google do it

              for example

              150 degrees celsius in fahrenheit (it automagically completes most of this)
              300 grams in ounces

              1. s
                Sean Dell Feb 24, 2007 05:05 AM

                Excellent, Gio.


                - Sean

                1. Gio Feb 24, 2007 04:28 AM

                  Here's one I use:


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