International Glossary

A

abiu = luma = caimito = aboi
aboi = abiu = luma = caimito
all-purpose flour = plain flour
arugula = rocket
aubergine = eggplant

B

baby squash = pattypan squash
baking soda = bicarbonate of soda
besan flour = chickpea flour
bicarbonate of soda = baking soda
black persimmon = black sapote = chocolate pudding fruit
black sapote = chocolate pudding fruit = black persimmon
bocconcini = fresh baby mozzarella
breadfruit = breadnut
breadnut = breadfruit
broad beans = fava beans
butternut pumpkin = squash

C

caimito = aboi = abiu = luma
caster sugar = superfine sugar
capsicum = red or green pepper
carambola = starfruit = five corner = five fingers
chickpea flour = besan flour
chilli paste = sambal oelek
chinese beans = snake beans
choc bits = chocolate chips
chocolate chips = choc bits
chocolate pudding fruit = black persimmon = black sapote
cilantro = coriander
confectioners sugar = icing sugar
coriander = cilantro
cornflour = cornstarch
cornmeal = polenta
cornstarch = cornflour
courgette = zucchini
cream = single/light whipping cream
custard apple = sweetsop

D

dark chocolate = semi-sweet chocolate
desiccated coconut = shredded coconut
double concentrate = sieved crushed tomatoes = tomato paste = tomato puree
double/heavy cream = thick cream

E

eggplant = aubergine
egg/plum tomato = roma tomato

F

fava beans = broad beans
five corner = five fingers = carambola = starfruit
five fingers = carambola = starfruit = five corner
flat-leaf parsley = italian parsley
french vanilla cake mix = victorian sponge mix
fresh baby mozzarella = bocconcini

G

green or red pepper = capsicum
green prawns = raw prawns
ground meat = mince

H

heavy cream/double = thick cream

I

icing sugar = confectioners sugar
italian parsley = flat-leaf parsley

J

K

L

ladies fingers = okra
light brown sugar = soft brown sugar
light/single whipping cream = cream
lox = smoked salmon
luma = caimito = aboi = abiu

M

mangetout = snow peas
mince = ground meat

N

O

okra = ladies fingers

P

papaya = pawpaw
pattypan squash = baby squash
pawpaw = papaya
pepper – green or red = capsicum
plain flour = all-purpose flour
plum/egg tomato = roma tomato
polenta = cornmeal
prawns = shrimp

Q

R

raw prawns = green prawns
red onion = spanish onion
rocket = arugula
roma tomato = plum/egg tomato
red or green pepper = capsicum

S

sambal oelek = chilli paste
scallion = shallot = spring onion
self-raising flour = self-rising flour
self-rising flour = self-raising flour
semi-dried = sun-blushed
semi-sweet chocolate = dark chocolate
shallot = spring onion = scallion
shredded coconut = desiccated coconut
shrimp = prawns
sieved crushed tomatoes = tomato paste = tomato puree = double concentrate
single/light whipping cream = cream
smoked salmon = lox
snake beans = chinese beans
snow peas = mangetout
soft brown sugar = light brown sugar
spanish onion = red onion
spring onion = scallion = shallot
squash = butternut pumpkin
starfruit = five corner = five fingers = carambola
sun-blushed = semi-dried
superfine sugar = caster sugar
sweetsop = custard apple

T

thick cream = double/heavy cream
tomato paste = tomato puree = double concentrate = sieved crushed tomatoes
tomato puree = double concentrate = sieved crushed tomatoes = tomato paste

U

V

victorian sponge mix = french vanilla cake mix

W

X

Y

Z

zucchini = courgette