St Patricks Day is almost upon us. Grasp this opportunity to explore more about the science behind raising agents and their function within baking.
Irish soda bread uses bicarbonate of soda to make it rise. The buttermilk used in the traditional recipe enhances the raising process, though other milks and cultures also work. Why not experiment and see which combinations work best - buttermilk, sour cream or yogurt? Our recipe uses milk and lemon juice.
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