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gogomiser Jul 19, 2012 07:35 AM

Anyone know where I can buy soda bread in the GTA?

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    Gary Jul 19, 2012 11:21 AM

    The George Street Diner at George St. and Richmond St. downtown sells what they call "Irish Soda Bread", as well as a pre-packaged mix that you can use to easily make the bread at home by adding some basic wet ingredients and popping it in the oven according to the directions (I was reading a package last time waiting for a table, but I forget the exact details). See the right sidebar on their blog, here: http://thegeorgestreetdiner.blogspot.ca/

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    1. re: Gary
      frenchcustard Jul 19, 2012 01:12 PM

      the soda bread i've had there was pretty close to the stuff i used to buy in Glasgow. never noticed the take home mix though, next time i'm there i'll grab some to try it out. hard to top warm soda bread with butter.

    2. Iron Buddha Jul 19, 2012 07:25 PM

      Farmer's market at Thornhill - actually at the Steve Caroll meat/butcher counter on Yonge ,South of John Street. Never had the original but it was pretty good to me.

      1. Googs Jul 20, 2012 10:18 AM

        Welcome to Scarborough. Try But 'N' Ben at McCowan & Ellesmere or Mrs. Bridges at Victoria Park & Eglinton.

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          gogomiser Jul 24, 2012 07:58 AM

          Thanks for everyones recomendations. I ended up at the Mrs. Bridges on Oakdale because that was the closer option. I spoke to the lady the day before and she said it wouldn't be a problem the next morning but when I got there they only had soda scones. I'll have to try one of the other recomendation at a later date.

          1. re: gogomiser
            alvino Jul 24, 2012 10:28 AM

            A guy (could be Irish) at the Wychwood Barns Farmers Market (Saturdays) sells soda bread.

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