Bicarbonate of soda, also known as baking soda, can
be used for baking or home cleaning. When used in baking it needs to be
paired with an acidic liquid or moisture rich ingredient in order to
activate it such as milk or yoghurt.
This is because bicarbonate of soda is an alkali and
is used to help dense breads and cakes rise such as soda bread or fruit
To use as a home cleaning product mix with a small
amount of water. This will be strong enough to clean ovens, floors and
surfaces in kitchens and bathrooms. It can also be used to remove stains
from clothes and is popularly used to help whiten teeth .