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Potato Bread & Soda Bread 

Ulster Fry


  • 350g cooked and mashed potatoes
  • 150g plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch castor sugar


Ensure your potatoes are dried out prior to mashing. Place in a bowl and sift in the flour. Add the salt and sugar and mix to a dough. Knead lightly in flour and roll out to about 1/4 of an inch. Place a plate on top and cut around it.

Cut into quarters. Heat a griddle or non-stick pan to medium hot and add the potato bread.

Cook for about 3 minutes on each side or until golden. Cool on a rack and either eat straight away or fry with bacon.


Soda Farls


  • 450g plain flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 400ml buttermilk


Sift the flour baking soda and salt into a bowl and make a well in the centre. Add the buttermilk and mix to a dough. Knead on a floured surface and then roll to 1/2 an inch thick.

Roll into a circle and then cut into quarters. Heat a griddle to medium heat and very lightly flour it.

Cut into quarters

Place the farls in the griddle and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side. Cool slightly on a rack

Fry farls for an Ulster fry or eat with butter and jam!