1. Mince the dates, apples and onions and place in a large pan.
2. Add the sultanas and stir in the sugar.
3. Add all the other ingredients and stir well, but make sure the bag of
spices and the ginger are identifiable.
4. Leave for 24 hours but stir occasionally (once every 4 hours or so).
5. Remove the bag of spices and ginger.
6. Bottle and store in a coolish place.