Ingredient Equivalents

An ingredient can be known by more than one name, usually due to location. This list of ingredients equivalents is constantly being added to as I write and publish more recipes. The column on the left are ingredient names I generally use, I try to keep them consistent on this website but I have been working as a chef and recipe writer in both New Zealand and Scotland over the last 7 years. During this time I also have contributed recipes to a publication in the United States so occasionally need to adapt my language to suit my readers.

a selection of vegetables for The 100-Mile Diet Locavore Challenge March 2020

Ingredient Equivalents

aubergine

baking paper parchment

beetroot

baking soda

cannellini beans

capsicum

caster sugar

celeriac

chickpeas

coriander

cornflour

cos lettuce

endive

golden syrup

haricot beans

iceberg lettuce

icing sugar

kiwifruit/kiwi

kūmara

physalis

plain flour

rocket

scallopini

shallot

self-raising flour

silverbeet

snow pea

spring onions

swede

tamarillo

turtle beans

white sugar

wholemeal flour

zucchini

eggplant

parchment or silicone paper

beets

bicarbonate of soda

white kidney beans

bell or sweet peppers

superfine sugar

celery root

garbanzo beans

cilantro

cornstarch

romaine lettuce

chicory

dark corn syrup

navy beans

crisped lettuce

confectioners or powdered sugar

Chinese gooseberry

sweet potato

cape gooseberry

all purpose or pure flour

arugula or roquette

pattypan squash

shallet or eschalot

self rising flour

Swiss chard

mange tout

green onions or scallions

rutabaga or neeps

tree tomato

black beans

granulated sugar

wholewheat flour

courgettes