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The Cook's Companion: A step-by-step guide to cooking skills including original recipes

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1991

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Soda bread is the most instant bread you can make and it is delicious as long as you eat it as fresh as possible, ideally the same day. It is made without yeast, relying instead on the chemical reaction of bicarbonate of soda and cream of tartar with buttermilk to make the dough rise. To make 1 large loaf, you will need