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Legends of the Celts

Qualilty Crafted Items from Ireland, Scotland, England, Wales,
Cornwall, U.S. and other Celtic Nations

American Measures  - are given by volume and weight using standard cups and spoons

Metric                                                            American
1 teaspoon................................................. 1 teaspoon
1 Tablespoon ............................................ 1 Tablespoon
1 1/2 Tablespoon .....................................  2 Tablespoon
2 Tablespoon ...........................................  3 Tablespoon
3 Tablespoon ........................................... 1/4 cup (scant)
4 Tablespoon ........................................... 5 Tablespoon
5 Tablespoon ........................................... 6 Tablespoon
5 1/2 Tablespoon .................................... 7 Tablespoon
6 Tablepoon ( scant 1/4 Pint) ................. 1/2 cup
1/4 pint .................................................... 2/3 cup
scant 1/2 pint ..........................................  1 cup
1/2 pint (10 fl oz.) ...................................  1 1/4 cup
3/4 pint (15 fl oz) ....................................  2 cups (scant)
4/5 pint ( 16 fl oz) ...................................   2 cups ( 1 pint)
1 pint (20 fl oz) .......................................   2 1/2 cups

1 Cup (American measure) contains approximately


100/125 g (4 oz) grated cheese

50 g (2 oz) fresh breadcrumbs

100 g (4 oz) dried breadcrumbs

100/125 g (4 oz) pickled beetroot, button mushrooms, shelled peas, red/black currants, 5 oz strawberries

175 g (6 oz) raisin, currants, sultanas, chopped candied peel, stoned dates

225 g (8 oz) glace cherries

150 g (5 oz) shelled whole walnuts

100 g (4 oz) chopped nuts

75 g (3 oz) desiccated coconut

225 g ( 8 oz) cottage cheese

100/125 g (4 oz) curry powder

225 g (8 oz) minced raw meat

3/8 pint (7 1/2 fl oz ) cream


Metric                                                  American

Flour, plain or self-raising

15 g (1/2 oz)..................................  2 Tablespoon

25 g (1 oz) ...................................    1/4 cup

100/125 g ( 4 oz) .........................     1 cup


Sugar, caster or granulated, brown (firmly packed)

25 g (1 oz) .................................     2 Tablespoons

100/125 g ( 4 oz) ......................       1/2 cuip

200/225 g ( 8 oz) .....................        1 cup


butter, margarine, fat

1 oz ............................................     2 Tablespoons

225 g ( 8 oz) ..............................      1 cup

150 g (5 oz) shredded suet ........      1 cup