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XEquivalents and Conversions I love the fact that the site is a global community, but of course it does raise issues and problems, sourcing products is one (and see Sources & Stockists) and another thorny area is weights and measures. Obviously, when you move from one system of measurement to another, you are obliged to round up or down, so it's always going to be an approximation, but here is a table of conversions and equivalents, which should at least help! Equivalents As we welcome such an international audience to this site you may not recognise some of the ingredients listed in the recipes section. Here is our UK / US equivalents guide to give you a helping hand... Please note that these are approximations Print Version

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Little Known Secrets Of The Healthiest Diet In The World The Japanese diet is the healthiest diet in the world. First, the facts. Japanese men and women live longer than everyone else on the face of the earth.Japanese Women – 86 years average Men – 79 years averageAmerican Women – 80 years average Men – 75 years average Japanese live an average of 75 healthy years disability free. Japanese obesity rate is 3%, lower than everyone else on the face of the earth. The sushi. List of common misconceptions From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This incomplete list is not intended to be exhaustive. This list corrects erroneous beliefs that are currently widely held about notable topics. Each misconception and the corresponding facts have been discussed in published literature. Note that each entry is formatted as a correction; the misconceptions themselves are implied rather than stated.

10 Most Famous Trees in the World Famous trees come and go. L’Arbre du Ténéré was once considered the most isolated tree on Earth, a landmark on caravan routes in the Sahara, until it was knocked down by a drunk Libyan truck driver in 1973. This year in August, the famous Anne Frank tree in Amsterdam was blown down by high winds during a storm. Luckily, there are still many special trees out there. Preserving Fruit Flavors in Alcohol: Homemade Liqueurs When we discuss food preservation, we are usually talking about canning, dehydrating, freezing or fermenting. But did you know that you can also preserve fruit in alcohol, such as brandy or vodka? It is a way of preserving the flavor or essence of the fruit for later use. This method consists of steeping fresh or frozen fruit in alcohol for several weeks.

Google Guide Quick Reference: Google Advanced Operators (Cheat Sheet) The following table lists the search operators that work with each Google search service. Click on an operator to jump to its description — or, to read about all of the operators, simply scroll down and read all of this page. The following is an alphabetical list of the search operators. This list includes operators that are not officially supported by Google and not listed in Google’s online help. Each entry typically includes the syntax, the capabilities, and an example. Some of the search operators won’t work as intended if you put a space between the colon (:) and the subsequent query word. Your Liver: Understanding The Keys To Health You can’t live without it — not even when hooked up to the most amazing machines doctors and scientists have ever created. If your liver fails and you don’t receive a transplant, you die. Among its most important jobs, the liver works in conjunction with your digestive system to help properly digest all three primary macro-nutrients: fats, proteins, and carbohydrates. It also works diligently to detox your body and keep you in homeostasis by cleansing and detoxifying almost two quarts of blood every minute. Understanding how your liver works is one of the primary keys to unlocking vibrant health.

Funny2 Women should learn these. Women, learn to work the toilet seat. You're a big girl. The List Blog - StumbleUpon 10. Why are dogs committing suicide by jumpingoff the Overtoun Bridge? The Overtoun Bridge is an arch bridge located near Milton, Scotland, overthe Overtoun Burn. A burn is a term used to describe a type of streamwhich is smaller than a river. Milton is a village in West Dunbartonshire,which is just on the outskirts of Dumbarton. The Overtoun Bridge hasgained public attention because of the unusually large number of dogs thathave allegedly leaped to their deaths off the bridge.

100 Ways to Cook an Egg According to legend (a.k.a. wikipedia), the folds in a chef’s hat used to represent the number of ways s/he knew how to cook an egg, with the vaunted 100-fold hat reserved for the heads of only the most knowledgeable culinary experts. But are there really 100 ways to prepare eggs? ES set out on an exploration across the food blogosphere to find out, and our answer is a decidedly delicious “yes.”

Ten Anime Series You Should See Before You Die First off I’d just like to say a huge thank you to everyone that read my list of ten anime films you should see before you die—the response has been phenomenal—not just the number of people who read it, but also those who took the time out to get involved in the following discussion. Some people loved my selections, some people thought I was well off the mark, but it was clear that there was no way I was going to be able to avoid putting together another list, this time of TV series. It has been a far harder list to compile. Not only because of the vast selection to choose from, but also because I knew from the start that I would be leaving out some shows that a lot of people hold very dear. As such, I hope that at least some of you will read the next paragraph first before scrolling down the list to see what is missing and getting upset.

Outsmart Your Allergies Allergies can be miserable. With allergy season upon us, it’s important to start supporting the immune system before the first pollen surge hits. What you may not know is that the root cause of your allergies may not be environmental. According to Ayurveda, allergies are caused by chronic digestive imbalances that compromise immunity by congesting digestive-related lymph. Most digestive issues can be traced back to the impact of stress on the intestinal wall, causing the first signs of inflammation and lymph congestion. The lymphatic system carries the bulk of the body’s immunity and is easily congested as a result of digestive stress. Everything Is Cuter When Its a Baby Posted by Andy on July 26th, 2012, under SNAPSHOTS Let’s put on a cutey pageant. The contestants will all be animals, competing against their baby selves.

Futility Closet - StumbleUpon In 1903, a prisoner named Will West arrived at Leavenworth. The record clerk took the photographs above and, thinking he remembered West, asked whether he had been there before. West said no. The clerk took some measurements, went to the file, and produced this record, bearing the name William West: Amazed, the prisoner said, “That’s my picture, but I don’t know where you got it, for I know I have never been here before.” Incredibly, this was true.

Mastering the Art of Herbs & Spices In my quest to learn to be able to excel still more in combining herbs and spices in my cooking for the best overall flavor and variety, I have wanted to explore more in detail this fine art. My question has always been: what combines well with this spice? What spice would go well with this meat, vegetable, etc? And the list goes on.

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