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An SA first: Free-from-lactose dairy products
In a first for South Africa, Woolworths has introduced a new fresh free-from-lactose range of milk and yoghurt products
Glossary Al Dente
Al dente refers to the desired texture of cooked pasta in Italian cooking. It literally means "to the tooth". When the pasta is cooked al dente, there should be a slight resistance in the center when the pasta is chewed.
conversion table ½ t = 2 ml
1 t = 5 ml
1 T = 15 ml
½ cup = 125 ml
1 cup = 250 ml
Fahrenheit - Celsius Subtract 32, then multiply by 0.56
Celsius - Fahrenheit
Multiply by 1.8, then add 32