Breads

Breads, Soda Bread

Oat and Khorasan Soda Bread

I am still experimenting in making soda breads using ancient grains. I recently obtained three types of ancient wheat from Shipton Mill – khorasan, emmer and einkorn. I really liked the khorasan flour! It has a rich nutty and buttery flavour which I think is far superior to any modern […]

Breads, Soda Bread, Sweet Bread

Fig and Honey Spelt Soda Bread

I have been using spelt flour this week to make a sweet soda bread using one of my favourite combinations – fig and honey! Ingredients you will need to make this Fig and Honey Spelt Soda Bread Directions Equipment you will need to make this Fig and Honey Spelt Soda […]

Breads, Soda Bread

Ancient Grains Bread : Barleymeal Soda Bread

This week I have been making soda bread using barley flour. Bread made entirely from barley quickly goes dry but has an excellent flavour. It is generally mixed with other grains (usually wheat) to make a loaf with more volume and better keeping quality. Barley has a low gluten content […]

Breads, Soda Bread

Ancient Grains Bread : Rye Soda Bread

I have been making Rye Soda Bread this week as part of my Ancient Grains Bread series. Soda breads are very simple to make as they don’t require kneading or proving – you use bicarbonate of soda along with an acid to make the bread rise instead of yeast. If […]

Breads, Soda Bread

Wheaten Soda Bread

Wheaten Soda Bread is a simple, delicious, yeast free bread. It gets its name because it is leavened with baking soda instead of yeast. It is also known as brown soda bread or wholemeal soda bread. My Irish grandmother made her soda bread using traditional buttermilk ie: the liquid left […]