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Handy measures

For speed here is a quick way to measure some ingredients!

measuring spoons showing colourful spices 

Bacon 1 rasher = 25g (1oz)
   
Carrots  1 medium = 75g (3oz) 1 large = 100g (4oz)
   
Courgette 1 large = 100g (4oz)
   
Dried fruit  1 level 15ml spoon (tablespoon) = 25g (1oz)
2 level 10ml spoons (dessert spoon) = 25g (1oz)
   
Flour 2 rounded 15ml spoons (tablespoon) = 25g (1oz)
3 rounded 10ml spoons (dessert spoon) = 25g (1oz)
1 mug = 125g (5oz)
   
Lentils (dry) 2 level 15ml spoons (tablespoon) = 25g (1oz)
3 level 10ml spoons (dessert spoon) = 25g (1oz)
   
Milk  1 mug = 250ml (1/2 pint) approximately
   
Mushrooms  2 medium = 25g (1oz)
   
Onion  1 medium = 75g (3oz)
   
Pasta shells (dry) 2 rounded 15ml spoons (tablespoon) = 25g (1oz)
3 rounded 10ml spoons (dessert spoon) = 25g (1oz)
1 mug = 75g (3oz)
   
Pearl barley 1 level 15ml spoons (tablespoon) = 25g (1oz)
2 level 10ml spoons (dessert spoon) = 25g (1oz)
   
Peas
(frozen or canned)
1 level 15ml spoons (tablespoon) = 25g (1oz)
2 level 10ml spoons (dessert spoon) = 25g (1oz)
   
Porridge oats (dry) 2 rounded 15ml spoons (tablespoon) = 25g (1oz)
3 rounded 10ml spoons (dessert spoon) = 25g (1oz)
1 mug = 100g (4oz)
   
Potato  1 large baking = 300g (12oz)
1 'egg' sized = 50g (2oz)
   
Rice  1 level 15ml spoons (tablespoon) = 25g (1oz)
2 level 10ml spoons (dessert spoon) = 25g (1oz)
¼ mug = 1 adult rice portion
   
Sugar 1 level 15ml spoons (tablespoon) = 25g (1oz)
2 level 10ml spoons (dessert spoon) = 25g (1oz)
1 mug = 200g (8oz)