Wholemeal Soda Bread

Wholemeal soda bread is a favourite  recipe of mine. It is possibly the quickest and easiest bread to make. It also includes one of my most raved about ingredients, buttermilk. I am continuing on my crusade to encourage more people to bake and cook with this delicious product. It is tangy and rich, and incredibly low in fat. Some people use an egg in their soda bread, but I find a rich, thick buttermilk has enough flavour and depth to stand alone.

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Fruit Soda Bread and Butter Pudding

‘Rankin Selection Fruit Soda Bread and Butter Pudding is a recipe by my first guest blogger Paul Rankin. Oh yes, I just casually said Paul Rankin. You see, when Northern Ireland’s first ever Michelin Starred chef asks to write a blog post for your little baking blog, you do two things. First you check that someone is not playing some kind of cruel joke on you, and then you gleefully accept their offer! Rankin Soda Bread and Potato Farls kept homesickness at bay for the years that I studied in the UK, so I have a nostalgia for this recipe. It’s perfect for the week that is in it and a great way to use Irish products. So, I’ll hand you over to Paul (Yes, Paul Rankin! I never thought I would see this day….)’¬†

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