Italian kitchen measures are troublesome. Not as the measures themselves, but in use. The QB principle often dictates the rules. Quanto Basta, as needed.
Here is an overview that covers weight and volume. And the translation of terminology.
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Cucchiao: italian measures with spoons
A spoon, cucchiaio in Italian, varies what is in that spoon. Here are the Italian measures
Tazze or cups
Italian measures in bicchieri or glasses
Glasses or bicchieri in Italian vary. It is usually just a bit smaller than a cup. An average table glass contains 200 ml.
Other weight and volumes:
- Rice 160 gr.
- Milk 200 ml.
- Wine 100 ml.
- Liquors 30 ml.
Various Italian measures. These quick and dirty rules may help you out.
- 3 tea spoons equal 1 spoon.
- 16 spoon equal a cup of liquid
- 2 cups correspond with half a liter.
- 1 glass of water are 2 dl.
- 1 glass of wine 1dl.
- A sugar cube is 6 grams.