Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day we are sharing an “Amazingly Easy Irish Soda Bread” for you to try this year, shared from allrecipes with over 1,500 4.5 star reviews too!
See it on allrecipes website at: https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/16947/amazingly-easy-irish-soda-bread/
Irish Soda Bread gained favor during and after the Potato famine, when people needed to find filling and affordable alternatives to the potato. With a soft wheat that was available and the use of baking soda Irish Soda Bread and all the recipe variations took off. ( Encyclopædia Britannica)
If you are curious about the history or cultural significance of Irish Soda Bread these are a few resources, which may be of interest:
“Explore the History of Irish Soda Bread and Its Importance to Irish Culture.” Encyclopædia Britannica, Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., https://www.britannica.com/video/213461/Heritage-Gourmet-cooking-demonstration-history-culture-Irish-soda-bread.
Houston, Gillie. “The History of Irish Soda Bread.” MyRecipes, 10 Mar. 2018, https://www.myrecipes.com/holidays-and-occasions/st-patricks-day-recipes/history-of-irish-soda-bread.
Kitchen, The Good Housekeeping Test. “You Can’t Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day without Soda Bread. You Just Cant.” Good Housekeeping, Good Housekeeping, 14 Mar. 2022, https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/food-recipes/a5266/soda-bread-1578/.
Member, Allrecipes. “Amazingly Easy Irish Soda Bread.” Allrecipes, https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/16947/amazingly-easy-irish-soda-bread/.
“Oldest Reference to Soda Bread (1836).” Society for the Preservation of Irish Soda Bread, http://sodabread.info/oldest-reference-to-soda-bread.
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