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How Irish soda bread became a lockdown hit in Germany

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‘Enriching for the soul’ “Sodabrot”

According to the Irish Times, Germans are embracing Irish soda bread during lockdown.

Yeast shortage at the heart of it


Germans are the world masters of sourdough and other breads, with a different variety for every day of the year. But the second wave of Covid-19 panic-buying has seen yeast supplant toilet paper as the impossible-to-get product.


With necessity the mother of invention, Germany’s Zeit weekly’s magazine has introduced its readers to the delights of the Irish bread that is “crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside”.


Theirs is not just any old soda bread recipe, writes Nicole Quint, but a reproduction of a hand-written recipe from a West Cork goat-farmer, handed down through generations.


How to make the Perfect Irish Soda Bread


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1 comment

  • This looks nothing like the soda bread from Northern Ireland!😊

    Maurice on

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