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If you're familiar with the metric system, Korea will be a breeze. However, if you're from a country that has not yet gone metric, the following charts should help. Korean ovens are generally gas rather than electric. The metric system is used for almost everything here, except fabric lengths, which are generally measured in yards. The traditional housing measurement of pyong is also being replaced by metric measurements.

1.         Oven Temperatures

 

Fahrenheit   Celsius   Gas Mark
Very Slow 250 120  
Slow 275 135 1
Slow 300 149 2
Moderately Slow 325 163 3
Moderate 350 177 4
Moderately Hot 375 191 5
Hot 400 204 6
Hot 425 218 7
Hot 450 232 8
Very Hot 475 246 9
Very Hot 500 260  

 

2. Weight Imperial/Metric Conversion

Imperial

  Metric  
1/2 oz 14 g
1 oz 28 g
4 oz (1/4 lb) 113 g
8 oz (1/2 lb) 227 g
12 oz (3/4 lb) 340 g
16 oz (1 lb) 454 g
24 oz (1 1/2 lb) 682 g
32 oz (2 lb) 907 g
35 oz (2.2 lb) 1 kg
48 oz (3 lb) 1.4 kg
64 oz (4 lb) 1.8 kg
52 oz (4 1/2 lb) 2 kg

 

 

 

3. Volume Conversion

Formulae

1 tbsp = 3 tsp
1 cup = 16 tbsp = 48 tsp

Cup/Spoon

Imperial   Metric  
1 tsp   5 ml
2 tsp   10 ml
3 tsp (1 tbsp)   15 ml
4 tsp   20 ml
5 tsp   25 ml
6 tsp (2 tbsp)   30 ml
3 tbsp   44 ml
1/4 cup (4 tbsp) 2 oz 59 ml
1/3 cup   78 ml
1/2 cup (8 tbsp) 4 oz 118 ml
2/3 cup   159 ml
3/4 cup (12 tbsp) 6 oz 177 ml
1 cup (16 tbsp) 8 oz 237 ml
2 cups 16 oz 473 ml
2 1/2 cups 20 oz (1 pint) 591 ml
3 cups 24 oz 710 ml
4 cups (1 quart) 32 oz 946 ml
5 cups 40 oz 1.2 L
6 cups 48 oz 1.4 L
7 cups 56 oz 1.7 L
8 cups (2 quart) 64 oz 1.9 L




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Last Updated on 2012-05-08


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