Ingredients: • 450 g / 1 lb / 3 1/2 cups flour
• 1 teaspoon sugar
• 1 teaspoon salt
• 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
• Between 200-300 ml / 8-10 fluid ounces sour milk, or buttermilk
Preheat the oven to 450 F. Sift the dry ingredients together several times in
a big bowl. make a well in the center. Pour about three-quarters of the
buttermilk or sour milk and begin to stir. Add more liquid sparingly if you need
it- dough should be raggy, soft and dryish. Blend ingredients. Then knead dough,
only for around half a minute. Shape the bread into a circular flat piece and
put on a baking sheet (lightly dusted with flour). With a sharp knife cut a
cross across the top.
Place in oven. For the first 10 minutes at 450 F, then decrease to 400 F.