Find a medium-sized mixing bowl, a sieve, a wooden spoon for mixing and a small bowl for the egg. You will also need a large heavy-based frying pan, a dessertspoon and a palette knife for cooking the scones and a clean tea-cloth to keep them warm.
Sift the flour and salt into a mixing basin. Add the butter and rub into the mixture. Add the sugar, stir well and hollow out the centre of t