St Patrick’s Day Stout, Apple and Cheddar Soda Bread

St Paddy's Stout Soda BreadThis is a recipe I came across watching River Cottage Every Day’s ‘Bread’ episode with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. The recipe was not one of Hugh’s own but of a baker in Plymouth who used to work with an Irish chef who liked nothing better than to travel back to Dublin, get a fresh soda bread, a pint of Guinness, an apple and some cheese, and he’d be set for the day. So, the baker on the episode thought, why not combine the four into one.

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Beer-Battered Onion Rings

OnionRingsI don’t know about you but I’ve bought a few six packs over the years that haven’t been particularly pleasing to the palate.

What are the possible uses for an uninspiring sextuplet?

  1. Drink every last vomit-worthy sip and pretend to enjoy it
  2. Gift it to friends and family you don’t actually like
  3. Use it for cooking

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