Weighed in the balance – and found wanting…

I was reading a bread-making website a few minutes ago, and I came to a page where the author was fulminating about the difficulties of using “English” weights and measures.

He bitches about different units for volume, weight, distance, etc, which is complete bollocks – even the metric system uses different units for those (litres, kilograms, and metres, for the hard of thinking – scaled up or down as required for different purposes), and the US, I might add, uses “our” units of measurements too – just not in cooking.

And as you’ve probably gathered, he’s an American, a nation congenitally incapable of . . .Continue reading