It's important when making ice cream to understand the difference between gelato and 'American' ice cream or French ice cream. Read about making gelato and gelato recipes here

Ingredients Measuring Guide

When it comes to recipes, people use different measurements. It all depends on where you live and what you are used to using. Here are the main American measurements and their (approx) metric equivalents as used in the recipes in this website:

Liquid Ingredients

½ pint ( 8 fluid ounces) = 250ml = 1 cup
¾ pint (12 fluid ounces) = 375ml = 1 ½ cups
1 pint (16 fluid ounces) = 500ml = 2 cups

Dry Ingredients

1 oz =   25 grams = 2 tablespoons
2 oz =   50 grams = 4 tablespoons
4 oz = 100 grams =  ½ cup
6 oz = 150 grams =  ¾ cup
8 oz = 200 grams =  1 cup

Here are some pages of advice when making homemade ice cream:
Storing Tips ~ Ice Cream Too Hard ~ Custard Cream Base
I hope you find them useful.

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