"Without a doubt this is one of the best puddings I've ever tasted," says Strode. "My mother-in-law, Ronda, makes hers in September to let the flavour mature. This really is as traditional as it gets." You'll need a piece of calico for this recipe - it's available from most fabric shops and select kitchenware shops. Begin this recipe at least two weeks ahead.
Note Sweet quatre-épices is a spice blend mix of allspice, nutmeg, cloves and cinnamon. It's available from Herbies, or you can make your own.
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