Monthly Archives: February 2015

Countdown to Irish Soda Bread

With Saint Patrick’s Day exactly one month away, let’s think a little about Irish Soda Bread.   Bread soda was introduced in the early 1800s and it suddenly meant that people who didn’t have an oven—and virtually nobody had an oven then—could make soda bread. They cooked the bread in what’s called a bastible—a big [Continue]