Goat Cheese and Sun-Dried Tomato Biscuits

Makes 8 big biscuits

2 cups all-purpose flour

2 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp baking soda

1/4 tsp salt

Freshly ground black pepper

1 scallion, finely chopped

1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped

4 oz semi-soft goat cheese, crumbled or diced

1 egg

1/2 to 2/3 cup buttermilk 

Preheat oven to 400F. 

Sift all dry ingredients.

Add scallions, tomatoes, cheese, pepper, stir well.

Beat egg and 1/2 cup buttermilk, add and stir.

Add a little more buttermilk if it's too dry.

Turn onto lightly floured surface and knead 6 to 8 times until just smooth.

Pat into 3/4" circle, about 10" diameter.

Put on lightly floured baking sheet, or piece of foil on sheet.

Score deeply with long sharp blade (don't drag the knife, or it won't raise evenly).

Bake 15-18 min, till risen and golden.

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