Combine the first 4 ingredients and then rub them through a sieve.
For making white soda bread use half of the soda mixture to 1 Cup of flour. Then mix as a soft drop dough with sour milk.
Pour into a well-greased pan and bake in a 230ºC oven for dozen minutes.
For Brown Soda Bread use 1 cup of whole wheat flour and half C white flour with 0.75 tsp. of the soda mixture and bake as above.
*When the original knob on your tea kettle lid comes off, use an empty spool cut in two, and fastened with a bolt and burr.