Your marvellous site would be even better if you could include metric and imperial conversions; cups are a but problematic for Brits and are yours US ones?
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Conversions really are not that difficult. There are many resources for that. But imagine an American confronting something like "Gas mark 4" which is rather imprecise. Or in Italian, a "glass" of this or that. Roughly the same as a "cup" but...
I agree! I cook metric myself and my recipes indicate both weight and volume measures.