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Measurements (British, metric and US)

- 1 ounce flour = 25g = quarter cup
- 4 ounces flour = 125g = One cup
- 8 ounces flour = 250g = Two cups
- 2 ounces breadcrumbs (fresh) = 60g = One cup
- 4 ounces breadcrumbs (dry) = 125g = One cup
- 4 ounces oatmeal = 125g = One cup (scant)
- 5 ounces currants = 150g = One cup
- 4 ounces shredded suet = 125g = One cup (scant)
- 4 ounces butter and other fats, including cheese = 125g = One stick
- 8 ounces butter and other fats, including grated cheese = 250g = One cup
- 7 ounces caster/granulated sugar = 200g = One cup
- 8 ounces caster/granulated sugar = 250g = One and a quarter cups
- 8 ounces meat (chopped/minced/ground) = 250g = One cup
- 8 ounces cooked, mashed potatoes = 250g = One cup
- One ounce (1oz) = One rounded tablespoon
- One tablespoon of liquid = 3 teaspoons
- One teaspoon liquid = 5ml
- One British teaspoon is the same as an American teaspoon
- One British tablespoon liquid = 17.7ml
- One US tablespoon liquid =14.2ml
- 8 tablespoons = 4 fluid ounces = 125ml = Half cup
- 8 fluid ounces = 250ml = One cup (Half a US pint)
- Half pint/10 fluid ounces = 300ml = One and a quarter cups (scant)
- Three quarters of a pint/15 fluid ounces = 450 ml =Two cups (scant) or one US pint
- One British pint/20 fluid ounces = 600ml = Two and a half cups

Ingredients

- Bacon rashers = Bacon slices
- Bannock = Flat round cake
- Bicarbonate of soda = Baking soda
- Biscuits = Crackers/cookies
- Boiling fowl = Stewing fowl
- Broad beans = Lima beans
- Cake mixture = Cake batter
- Castor sugar = Granulated sugar
- Celery stick = Celery stalk
- Chipolata sausages = Cocktail sausages
- Cornflour = Cornstarch
- Chips = French fried potatoes
- Creamed potatoes = Mashed potatoes
- Crisps = Potato chips
- Demerara sugar = Light brown sugar
- Dessicated coconut = Flaked coconut
- Digestive biscuits = Graham crackers
- Double cream = Whipping cream
- Essence = Extract
- Farls = Quarters
- Fats = Shortening
- Flaked almonds = Slivered almonds
- Frosting sugar = Powdered sugar
- Glacé = Candied
- Golden syrup = Light corn syrup
- Hough = Shank of beef
- Icing = Frosting
- Jam = Preserves
- Mince/minced beef = Ground beef
- Mixed spices = Allspice
- Nut of butter = Pat of butter
- Pinhead oatmeal = Irish oatmeal
- Rasher = Slice
- Ratafia biscuits = Almond flavoured cookies/dried macaroons
- Roast Potatoes = Oven browned potatoes
- Salt beef = Corned beef brisket
- Scone = Shortcake, biscuit
- Self raising flour = All-purpose flour with baking powder
- Single cream = Light cream
- Soft brown sugar = Light brown sugar
- Spring onion = Scallion/green onion
- Stewing steak = Braising beef
- Stoned raisins = Seedless raisins
- Strong plain flour = Unbleached white flour
- Sultanas = Seedless white raisins
- Treacle = Molasses
- Unsalted butter = Sweet butter
- Wholemeal = Wholewheat

Utensils and Methods

- Ashet = Meat dish
- Baking sheet or tray = Cookie sheet
- Case = pie shell
- Fry = Pan Fry (with fat)
- Frying pan = Skillet
- Girdle = Griddle
- Grate = Shred
- Greaseproof paper = Vegetable parchment or waxed paper
- Grill = Broil
- Gut = Clean
- Jelly bag = Layers of cheesecloth
- Knead = Punch down
- Knock Back = Punch down
- Large pot = Dutch oven or a deep cooking utensil with a tight fitting lid
- Liquidizer = Electric blender
- Mince = Grind
- Polythene = Plastic wrap
- Prove = Rise
- Pudding cloth = Cheesecloth
- Roasting tin = Roasting pan with rack
- Sandwich tins = Round-layer pans
- Sieve = Sift
- Stewpan or pan = Kettle
- Tartlet tin = Muffin pan
- Vegetable mill = Food mill
- Whisk = Beat/whip

Oven Temperatures

- Gas Mark 1 = 275F = 140C
- Gas Mark 2 = 300F = 150C
- Gas Mark 3 = 325F = 170C
- Gas Mark 4 = 355F = 180C
- Gas Mark 5 = 375F = 190C
- Gas Mark 6 = 400F = 200C
- Gas Mark 7 = 425F = 220C
- Gas Mark 8 = 455F = 230C

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