If a recipe calls for plain flour and bicarb soda - then other ingredients in it are acid enough and adding SR flour will alter the proportions (buttermilk, honey, golden syrup, sour cream, yoghurt)
In a bowl combine 2 cups plain flour, 1 teaspoon bicarb soda, 1 teaspoon ground ginger, a teaspoon each nutmeg and cinnamon.
We're out of ammonia and have had to move on to bicarb to wash up, which requires greater skill.
Perhaps until recently certain areas had little access to mass produced yeast, which tends to require special storage, but had access to bicarb , which is more robust.
In another bowls combine 1 cup sour buttermilk, 1 teaspoon bicarb soda, 1 teaspoon vanilla and a pinch of salt.
In the kitchen, we arrange the empty beer bottle, some bicarb , and some citric acid.
Pip uses bicarb soda mixed with dishwashing detergent for pots in the kitchen.
I use either eco-friendly household cleaning products or items I have in my kitchen cupboards such as vinegar, lemons, bicarb , olive oil and salt.
Similarly, bicarb is actually good for scrubbing the bath…
‘Only a week ago,’ writes a Mr Smith, ‘I had great success using it on freshly spilt coffee on a carpet; sprinkling on some bicarb and vacuuming off solved the problem in minutes.’