General conversion tips and notes

  • 450g = 1 lb = 16 oz.
  • 150 g flour = 1/3 pound flour = approximately 1 cup. Alternately, 1 pound flour = 3.6 – 4 cups
  • 250 g sugar = 1 cup. Alternately, a little over 1/2 pound sugar = 1 cup
  • 1/4 liter is approximately 1 cup (8 oz.)

This Web site provides an easy way to calculate weight-to-cups: OnlineConversion.com.

Other notes:

Haarsieb or hair sieve has nothing to do with a beauty product. Rather it is an extra fine sieve. This is a photo of a modern Haarsieb.

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