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RE: [IPk] American cooking..help!



That's handy. Thanks!

Seos


>From: email @ redacted
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: email @ redacted
>Subject: RE: [IPk] American cooking..help!
>Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2006 13:24:39 -0600
>
>Seos,
>
>My wife has just told me that 1/2 cup (5 ounce) of polenta amounts to 24 
>gms. carbohydrate.
>
>Tim C.
>
>
>>Hi Elizabeth
>>
>>On this subject - have you any idea what the carbs are for polenta? I know 
>>it's high GI but can't find it in any of these little carb counting books.
>>
>>Hope you had a good break.
>>
>>Seos
>>
>>>From: "Elizabeth O'Shea" <email @ redacted>
>>>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>>>To: <email @ redacted>
>>>Subject: RE: [IPk] American cooking..help!
>>>Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2006 14:29:47 +0100
>>>
>>>I've thrown in a few extra definition that you mayn't have come across 
>>>yet>
>>>
>>>Shortening: vegetable-based lard. Use butter instead. Shortening is
>>>hydrogenated and far more evil than saturated fat.
>>>Zucchini: courgette
>>>Eggplant: aubergine
>>>Buttermilk: you should be able to buy buttermilk in the shop. If not, put 
>>>a
>>>teaspoon of lemon juice into the correct volume of milk. Twirl the milk
>>>around the jug. There should be little curds clinging to the sides of the
>>>jug. If there aren't, add more lemon juice (in small doses!) until you 
>>>get
>>>the right effect.
>>>Cornstarch: cornflour. Your supermarket has it.
>>>Baking soda: Bread soda or bicarbonate of soda
>>>Cornmeal: Possibly called maize meal, but you should be able to find
>>>cornmeal under that name. Make sure you get the yellow cornmeal and not 
>>>the
>>>white cornmeal that African shops often have. Check the recipe to see if 
>>>you
>>>need fine or coarse. If your supermarket doesn't have it, the health food
>>>shop will.
>>>Cornsyrup: A bit like golden syrup. You could probably use golden syrup
>>>instead. Honey is probably better.
>>>American cheese: Calvita, Easisingles or any other highly processed 
>>>cheese
>>>that's so bland as to be tasteless. Avoid. Use a decent cheddar instead.
>>>
>>>
>>>elizabeth
>>>.
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