Lost in translation: Guide to American food terms

    0
    697
    Guide to American food terms Easy Food

    Ever feel lost looking at recipes from the other side of the Atlantic? Here’s your go-to guide for translating American food terms.

    Cornstarch

    Cornflour

    Zucchini

    Courgettes

    Arugula

    Rocket

    Garbanzo beans

    Chickpeas

    Noodles

    Not just noodles, but any type of pasta

    Hard cider

    Cider (with alcohol)

    Cilantro

    Coriander

    Cookies

    Biscuits

    Biscuits

    Soft, savoury scone-like dinner accompaniments

    Eggplant

    Aubergine

    Romaine

    Cos lettuce

    Broiler

    Grill

    Grill

    Barbecue

    Blood sausage

    Black pudding

    Saran wrap

    Cling film

    Aluminum foil

    Tin foil

    Half and half

    Half milk, half cream

    Snow peas

    Mangetout

    Rutabaga

    Swede

    Molasses

    Black treacle

    Light brown sugar

    Demerara sugar

    Superfine granulated sugar

    Caster sugar

    Powdered or confectioner’s sugar

    Icing sugar

    Graham cracker

    a thinner Digestive biscuit

    Shrimp

    Prawns (regardless of size)

    Oatmeal

    Porridge

    Fries

    Chips

    Chips

    Crisps