Dates - Defined - Serving Suggestions
Dromedary Golden Dates Vintage Ad © 1921 The Hills Brothers Co.
Dates-The fruit of the palm tree; the fruit in its green state is like a soft green pulp; when the tree is in Sower, the native Arabs bore into the stem and draw the sap, which they call palm milk, and ferment it into wine, much the eame as we draw the syrup from the maple tree and convert it into sugar. Dates may be substituted for figs in cakes.
They make a pretty show on the fruit stand with slices of angelica; also opened and the stone removed, and in its place a piece of walnut, the date then rolled in powdered sugar.