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Kitchen hints

Temperature conversions

These recipes use oven temperatures expressed in degrees Celsius. 

Table 1: Temperature conversions
Celsius ˚C Fahrenheit ˚F
160 325
180 375
200 400
240 475
250 500

Measurement conversions

The measurements in these recipes refer to the standard metric cup and spoon sets approved by the Standards Association of Australia.

A basic metric cup set consists of 1 cup, 1/2 cup, 1/3 cup and 1/4 cup sizes.

Table 2: Measurement conversions
Measurement Volume
1/2 teaspoon 2.5 mL
1 teaspoon 5 mL
1 tablespoon 20 mL
1/4 cup 60 mL
1/3 cup 80 mL
1/2 cup 125 mL
1 cup 250 mL

mL - mililitre(s)
g = gram(s)

Microwave cooking times

Microwave cooking times may vary depending on the wattage of your microwave. Follow the manufacturer’s directions.

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