Homemade bread doesn't have to be a once a year treat and it doesn't need a breadmaker either. Most of us think of bread making as a fussy, long winded business but this Soda bread takes only 5 minutes to make and 30 minutes to bake - lovely fresh bread any time you want it.
~1. Seive the flours, salt and bicarbonate of soda. Add the buttermilk and mix with a wooden spoon. Knead very lightly and quickly and shape into a round. (or 2 smaller ones) Sultanas can be kneaded in (lightly) at this stage if you like fruited bread.
Nice sliced and served with butter, broken into chunks with soup or any way you like your bread.