Easy no knead, no prove bread!
Pre-heat your oven to 160C Fan/180C/350F/Gas Mark 4
Cook the white onion in the olive oil. When it is soft add the balsamic vinegar and light brown sugar. Let it simmer for around 15 minutes. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool
Sieve the plain flour into a bowl and add the bicarbonate of soda and salt
Mix the cheese and the onion into the flour
Add the buttermilk to the flour and bring it together to make a dough. Work it as little as needed. Shape it into a ball on a baking tray dusted with flour and cut a cross down in the centre, cut almost to the bottom. Top with the extra cheese
Bake the loaf for 30-40 minutes. When it sounds hollow when tapped on the bottom it's done
Cool on a rack, you can eat it warm or wait till it cools, store in an airtight container and eat within 3 days