Pre-heat oven to 375F (190C). Lightly grease a small cookie sheet.
In a large bowl whisk together the flour, sugar, baking soda and salt, then add the buttermilk and mix together with a fork until almost combined.
Move the dough to a lightly floured flat surface and knead for 30 seconds only, form into an oval loaf (about 8 inches / 20 cm wide) place on prepared cookie sheet. And score the loaf with a deep cross with a serrated knife.
Bake for approximately 30-40 minutes or until bread is done. Serve warm. Enjoy!
*To make a homemade buttermilk substitute - place 13 tablespoons of whole milk in a bowl add 1 tablespoon of white vinegar let stand 10-15 minutes then stir to combine. Or place 11-12 tablespoons of 2% milk and add 1-2 tablespoons of whole or whipping cream. Stir to combine then add the 1 tablespoon of vinegar.