50g of nettle leaves, 50g of dandelion leaves, 50g of starflower leaves. I think of fifty grams of leaves as a small packet of crisps / chips. Add 50g of tomato, 60ml oil, 10ml vinegar, 10ml mustard (is this a liquid or solid, should it be measured in millilitres or grams?), plus 1 hard boiled egg. Now that is an analogy I can relate to - I can picture a hard boiled egg. Descriptions in terms of visuals instead of standards is nice. We don't always need a unit system to manage consistent behaviour.

The starflower (borage) is an annual herb originating in Syria.