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How a '50s hand mixer helped this Scottish family adjust to life in Canada

Pat Paterson was 11 when she immigrated to Canada with her family from Scotland. One of the many challenges of a new place? Angel food confetti cake.

'Coming from Scotland, baking was a really important part of our tradition.'

Pat Paterson saved up and bought this yellow hand mixer for her mother in the 1950s when she and her Scottish family were new in Canada. (Pat Paterson)


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