In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- This we will, therefore, also use as the basis for the other dry and liquid measures.
- A kilderkin is an old English liquid measure, dating from about the 13 th century, equal to 16 (old and ill-defined) gallons, or half a barrel.
- Except as provided by the State Board of Agriculture, commodities in liquid form shall be sold by liquid measure or by weight.
- In general, commodities in liquid form must be sold by liquid measure, and commodities not in liquid form must be sold by weight.
- Do not confuse dry measure with liquid measure, because they are not the same.
- Since the bath varied between cultures and periods of the ancient world, the liquid measures below should be taken as approximations.
- Recipes usually give dry measures in cups, and liquid measures in a mixture of cups and pints.
- Most metric recipes were based on a weight unit of 25 grams - slightly less than an ounce - and a liquid measure of half a litre, which was slightly less than a pint.
- Note particularly that the US gallon is a different size to the UK gallon so that no liquid measures of the same name are the same size in the US and UK systems.
- While most liquid measures require that you check the amount at eye level, a new cup design changes all that.
- As a cook myself, I can say that there is no difference between dry and liquid measure in cooking; notice that you often measure flour and water in the same cup.
- Milliliters are used for liquid measures and grams are used for dry measures.
- In the Imperial system, dry and liquid measures use the same units.
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