Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Equivalents & Substitutions Foreign Food Items and Their U.S. Equivalents

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      Foreign Food Items and Their U.S. Equivalents
      Icing sugar — powdered sugar, confectioner’ s sugar
      Caster Sugar — Superfine sugar
      Demerara — light brown sugar
      Muscovado — raw unrefind sugar
      Cornflour — Cornstarch
      Sultanas — White raisins
      Single Cream — Light cream
      Double Cream — Heavy Cream
      Bicarbonate of soda — Baking Soda
      Digestive Biscuits — Graham crackers
      Biscuit — Cookie or cracker
      Minced meat — Ground meat
      Aubergine — Eggplant
      Beetroot — Beet
      Courgette — zucchini
      Swede — Rutabaga
      Mangetout — snow/sugar peas
      1 ounce Chocolate — 1 square
      2/3 ounce Bakers yeast — 1 cake
      3 teaspoons Dried yeast — 1 cake

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      Avatar for JaneKawaiiGiggle
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      would anyone know what the “american” equivalent for quark cheese is? i never even heard of it before..

    • #408362

      Great list! Thanks!!! 🙂

    • #408665

      well some of them I recognise…LOL…if someone knows about other substitutions, but the other way around, it would be great. I mean, there are lots of things in your recipes, that we don’t have here in Portugal, such as sourcream, and buttermilk.

      Pat in Portugal

    • #425218

      I’ve learned that Sriracha Sauce is much like Tobasco sauce but less vinegar and more garlic.

    • #428325
      Avatar for JaneFreebieQueen
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      @KawaiiGiggle 98750 wrote:

      would anyone know what the “american” equivalent for quark cheese is? i never even heard of it before..

      You would use Cottage Cheese in place of “quark cheese”. Here’s the wiki on it:
      Quark (cheese) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Equivalents & Substitutions Foreign Food Items and Their U.S. Equivalents