- 500g plain wholemeal flour
- 2 tsp sea salt
- 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
Bicarbonate of soda, or baking soda, is an alkali which is used to raise soda breads and full-…
- 1 tbsp finely chopped rosemary (optional)
Rosemary's intense, fragrant aroma has traditionally been paired with lamb, chicken and game…
- 400ml whole milk
- 1 lemon, juiced
Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…
- 2 tsp honey
Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…
Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Mix together the flour, salt and bicarb in a bowl. And if you’d like rosemary bread, add the chopped rosemary too.
Mix together the milk and lemon juice in a jug, and wait for a minute as it magically turns into buttermilk. Then stir in the honey, and simply pour it into the flour mixture. Stir it with a knife for a minute until the whole thing comes together into a sticky dough.
Tip onto a floured work surface and shape it into a ball.
Put the ball on a floured baking tray and, using a sharp knife, make a deep cross on top.
Put in the oven and bake for 40 mins.
Cool on a wire rack until warm, then slice and serve.