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Old 04-04-2008, 07:44 PM   #11
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Have encountered it before and it means pieces. Usually have seen it in very old recipes or foreign ones.

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Old 04-04-2008, 07:52 PM   #12
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The only time I've run across anything like that was an Irish recipe in a book of Celtic recipes translated for the American kitchen by a woman in England. It took me a couple of minutes to figure out that she probably ment the number, or pieces, to use. Of course, she also did [not] offer any help at all on a bread recipe that called for 2 cups of yeast.

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Old 04-04-2008, 08:35 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by jennyema View Post
I think it means pieces

as in 6 eggs

4 geletine sheets
No, if it meant eggs it would have to be 6 egg whites and 6 yolks. It says 6 eggs and 6 egg yolks. MHO
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Old 04-04-2008, 09:22 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by nicklord1 View Post
for the fondant mix amongst other things it says

egg 6pc
egg yolk 6pc

for the choclate sauce it says amongst other things

gelantine sheets 4pc
6 whole eggs plus 6 extra yolks
4 sheets of gelatine
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Old 04-04-2008, 09:27 PM   #15
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I think it's the equivalent to each. 6 Ea. eggs and 6 Ea. yolks.
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Old 04-05-2008, 03:25 AM   #16
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Its confusing me lol . I found it on a website in jersey which is an island of the UK near france which i like and is famous for blending iberian , french and english cuisine.

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Old 04-05-2008, 03:32 AM   #17
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I would say it means 6 eggs and 6 egg yolks and four sheets of gelatine in the sauce.
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Old 04-05-2008, 06:06 AM   #18
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Pieces. Strange but true!

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Old 04-05-2008, 08:39 AM   #19
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it does mean pieces.

It is important as this is an international group, that we identify where we are from and where the recipe is from...even in English, terminology and usage differ from the US, Canada, the UK, Pacific Rim and Australia and NZ. Names of fish change, terms of butchery change, metric, Imperial, and US measurements, names of herbs, etc.

The more information we give with our question, the quicker and more accurate the answer.
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Old 04-05-2008, 05:09 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by Andy M. View Post
I think it's the equivalent to each. 6 Ea. eggs and 6 Ea. yolks.
This explanation seems to be the most reasonable. I've seen recipes from England that say, 6 ea. etc. So I think I would go with Andy's explanation.

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