Feb

Mary’s Classic Soda Bread

Mary’s Classic Soda Bread Makes 1 round loaf INGREDIENTS 8 oz plain flour  8 oz wholemeal (whole wheat) flour  1 tsp salt  1 tsp baking soda  1 tbsp molasses or treacle 1½ oz butter, melted (about 2 tbsp), plus extra to brush 1 free-range egg, beaten 13½ fl oz buttermilk  DIRECTIONS Preheat the oven to…

Feb

Holiday Pear and Ginger Scones

Holiday Pear and Ginger Scones Makes about 17 depending on the size INGREDIENTS 16 oz plain flour  2 tbsp superfine sugar, plus extra to decorate  2 heaped tsp baking powder  Pinch of salt  3½ oz butter, at room temperature, diced  2 small pears, peeled and diced  1 tbsp crystallized ginger, chopped  ½ tsp ground ginger…