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Soda bread

This is our first attempt at making soda bread.  It is very easy to make – simply mix flour with a little salt and baking powder, and add buttermilk to bring it together to a dough (a little milk helps to make the dough wet enough to form).  It takes only half an hour in the oven.

I think there is a little too much baking powder in this batch, as it has risen a little too enthusiastically.

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Sourdough Starter

Since taking  a bread-making course at River Cottage with Aiden Chapman, we now have a sourdough starter sitting on the worktop.  The starter was taken from one of the starters at River Cottage, and we have fed it up and fermented it until being able to make our first sourdough loaf.  The starter now needs daily feeds to keep it in shape.