Indian Cooking For Dummies
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When you're preparing Italian meals, make sure you have the right temperature so your foods are prepared correctly. Use this handy chart for converting cooking temperatures to Fahrenheit and/or Celsius.

Fahrenheit Celsius
250° 120°
275° 135°
300° 150°
325° 160°
350° 175°
375° 190°
400° 205°
425° 220°
450° 230°
475° 245°
500° 260°

If you run into a problem with measurements while preparing your favorite Italian dish, use this quick guide to find the metric equivalents for common cooking amounts:

This Measurement . . . . . . Equals This Measurement
1 tablespoon 15 milliliters
1 cup 250 milliliters
1 quart 1 liter
1 ounce 28 grams
1 pound 454 grams

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Monisha Bharadwaj's books have won awards including the Gourmand World Cookbook Award. She is a trained chef from the Institute of Hotel Management in Mumbai, and lives in London, where she runs her Indian cooking school.

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