When I first moved to America, I was surprised at the little differences between Australia and the US.
The world of cooking was one area where I had to adapt quickly. There were ingredients which were no longer available to me, and a whole list of new ingredients that I’d never heard of before. Words were different, measurements were different.
Here is just a sample of terms which may help you if you come across a recipe which is written by an author from Down Under, or if you are one of my Australian readers and are wondering what on earth I am talking about!
You can sort the table by using the small arrows next to your country.
|self rising flour
|self raising flour
|all purpose flour
|vine ripened tomatoes
|green leaf lettuce
|mince / minced beef
|bicarb soda / bicarbonate of soda
|100's & 1000's