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Converters and Conversion Charts

When using something (recipes, building plans, etc.) from another country, make sure the measurements and items listed are the same thing where you are. For example, an American might say, “We’re going shopping for winter coats – it’s in the … Read more

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Cooking Measurement Charts

WHEN USING A RECIPE from another country, you should be aware that standard measuring utensils vary greatly. It isn’t only that Australia uses metrics as our standard for measuring, some of the measuring utensils also differ. For example an Aussie tablespoon … Read more

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Length Converters

AUSTRALIA USES METRICS as our standard for measuring. We’ve provided a handy program on this page to convert measurements into terms that are familiar to you. If your browser has trouble with this page, you might want to use our printed conversion … Read more

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Names of Large Numbers

YOU WON’T FIND ZILLION HERE, but you will find Millard, Nonillion, and Virgintillion. What’s that? They’re really big numbers. There are two main numbering systems: Short Scale and Long Scale. And this is important because? There is a huge difference between … Read more

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Temperature Converter

AUSTRALIA USES CELSIUS as our standard for temperature. We’ve provided a handy program on this page to convert temperature into terms that are familiar to you. If your browser has trouble with this page, you might want to use our printed conversion … Read more

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Food ~ Baking Tins

NEW RECIPE, BUT wrong baking tin size? You can substitute the one in a recipe for one you own with guidance from our chart below. Sometimes having the wrong pan size can be a good thing. My mum always seemed to … Read more

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Common Ingredient Measurements

using recipes from other countries you find on the Internet is great fun. However, it can get a bit confusing when they call for ingredients you don’t know. To help you, we’ve put together a list of some common ingredients … Read more

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Food Substitution Chart

AUSTRALIAN CUISINE HAS been shaped by the people who settled in Australia. For the majority of Australian history, food traditions were based on the native bush foods of indigenous Australians. British and Irish cooking came to Australia with the arrival of … Read more

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Cooking Measurement Charts

WHEN USING A RECIPE from another country, you should be aware that standard measuring utensils vary greatly. It isn’t only that Australia uses metrics as our standard for measuring, some of the measuring utensils also differ. For example an Aussie tablespoon … Read more

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