My sister, Sandra, sent me a text after my last post with mum’s recipe for date and nut loaf. It was a little cryptic in part. It included ‘a few spices’ which I interpreted as something one conjures up when faced with ‘mixed spice’ in a recipe and you don’t have ‘mixed spice’.
A while ago, I decided I wanted to make the date and nut roll I remember my mum making. I had my mum’s Willow nut loaf tins and had never used them. My mum used the CWA Cookbook so I went straight to it, thinking I would find the recipe in it but it wasn’t there. I decided to look a little further and found this recipe in my Macquarie Dictionary of Cookery. Continue reading