You will need
- The measurements table, food, dishes.
The easiest way is to use a special table of measurements. It is easy to find in a cookbook or on specialized sites on the Internet. It offers average value of each productcontained in the tea, the dining room, dessert spoon, Cup and bowl. For example, according to this table, teaspoon placed 5 g. of normal water in the morning - 18, and in faceted glass, filled to the top - 200. Simply select your desired product and calculate how much you need him in those or other Cutlery.
If a long mathematical calculations and exhausting calculations are not for you, use your hand. So, for example, has long been calculated that 100 g of meat or fish is a piece the size of the female palm. If the cook is male, he can safely add another 50 g for the calculations. A serving of grains equal in size to the fist, will weigh 200 g. by the Way, the principle arms used in the calculation of the required portions for a healthy diet. There is needed 4-6 times a day with portions the size of your palm.
In some cases, measurements will fit special dishes coated dimensional slices. In some glasses it is possible to find the markup for multiple products - flour, sugar, water and salt. The same goes for cooking bowls and bowls.
Can calculate the weight of the product based on what capacity you work. So, if you choose a bowl with a capacity of 250 g, and you need to weigh out about 50 g of product, simply divide the total number of grams capacity required. Then mentally in a Cup determine the part equal to the resulting figure, then weigh the product. However, keep in mind that weight different products also depend on the consistency and density of the source material. Therefore, this method of weighing is not suitable for all products.
Another option - just remember how much food, how much approximately. One of the advantages of this method - perfectly trains memory. However, if you are too much on your memory, it is best to err even in any alternative method of weighing products.