A teaspoon holds 5 milliliters. A tablespoon, which is 3 teaspoons, holds 15 milliliters. Converting from one form of measurement to another in cooking is becoming a more common practice with more people sharing recipes on the Internet.
The United States uses a different form of measurement from a number of other countries. With the use of the Internet to share recipes from different cultures and different countries, it is important that the measurements can be converted to the correct amounts and temperatures to ensure proper cooking. There are numerous measurement converters available online. Some of these sites are made specifically for cooking measurements while others are general measurement conversions.