This is one of Ireland’s most famous bread . It is served in nearly every restaurant and is the best accompaniment to a bowl of soup or tiger prawns sauteed in garlic butter.
Makes 1 loaf
*450 grs of coarse wholemeal flour
*175 grs of plain white flour
*1 1/2 tsp of bicarbonate of soda
*1 tsp of salt
*450 ml of buttermilk
1.In a large bowl mix together the two flours ,salt and bicarbonate of soda .
2.Scoop out a well in the flour and add the buttermilk, mix with your hands until obtaining a dough.
3.Place the dough on a floured surface and shape in a 20 cm diameter oval shape .
4.Place on an oiled tray and cook in a preheated oven 45 minutes at 200 degrees celcius or until the bread sounds hollow when tapped on the base.