A Guide to using A3Recipes
Volumes & Weights
Take care to note whether ingredients are indicated in volume or weight.
Volumes are indicated in cups, litres, millilitres, tablespoons, teaspoons, drops & pinches.
Weights are indicated in cups, kilograms & grams.
Note that volumes differ in weight between different ingredients.
For example, although 1 cup flour, sugar & rice all measure 250ml in volume, their weights differ in that flour weighs 125g, sugar weighs 150g & rice weighs 200g.
Preparing Ahead & Freezing
indicates the recipes that can be fully or partially prepared ahead of serving.
indicates the recipes that can be frozen.
Parts of recipes that can be frozen have not been marked.
Banting & LCHF
indicates the recipes that are fully compliant with BANTING which is a method of dieting for obesity by avoiding sugar and carbohydrates, AND
the LCHF (Low Carb, High Fat) diet which means eating less carbohydrates & a higher proportion of fat while minimizing the intake of sugar & starches.
Serving Portions & Sizes
The Number of Serving Portions are stated on each recipe.
Portion Sizes are indicated on each recipe (photo) by:
Large portion recipe ingredients should be reduced by 25% for medium eaters and by 50% for small eaters.
Medium portion recipe ingredients should be increased by 25% for large eaters and reduced by 25% for small eaters.
Small portion recipe ingredients should be doubled for large eaters and increased by 25% for medium eaters.
All Oven Temperatures stated are for a fan-assisted electric oven.
However, all ovens vary and recommended temperatures should be checked against user instructions for the oven being used.
As a rule, the fan-assisted oven temperatures stated should be increased by 15-20°C for conventional ovens.
Total, Cooking & Resting Times
Total Time stated for each recipe is the amount of time taken to prepare a dish from start to finish, and includes gathering & preparing ingredients, cooking, baking, resting & assembly.
Cooking Time (included in the Total Time) is the total time taken for any heating, cooking on the top of the stove and/or baking in the oven.
Resting Time (included in the Total Time) is the total inactive time
during the preparation of the recipe.
indicates the recipes that appear in my cookbook
For the Boys currently available as an eBook