Chocolate Chips Banana Bread

It must be that time of the year! I haven’t baked for about a year but in the last 2 weeks I’ve baked 7 times, including 2 lemon ricotta cakes, 3 pumpkin loaves, and 2 banana breads. So, as you can see, I am writing down everything that works for me – no stand mixer, noContinue reading “Chocolate Chips Banana Bread”

Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin is in season! I always like pumpkins: pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, pumpkin muffin, pumpkin soup, pumpkin cheesecake…everything about pumpkin! But I never once wanted to make them because I didn’t have a mixer or food processor. Luckily I’ve found some recipes that do not require one. This is one of them. This recipe is myContinue reading “Pumpkin Bread”

Chung Ling’s Farmer Curry

Curry is the first dish I learned how to make when I studied abroad. When I lived in Philadelphia, this recipe warmed me up through many snowy winters. It is easy but flavourful; simple but filling. It is somewhere between Indian style curry and Japanese style curry with chunky vegetables. I love to make it aroundContinue reading “Chung Ling’s Farmer Curry”

Lemon Ricotta Cake

Baking can sometimes be intimidating when you don’t have a stand mixer, blender, or food processor. These baking essentials can also take up a lot of space in the kitchen. So when I see a recipe that requires NONE of those and instead just mixing and folding in a bowl, I try it and saveContinue reading “Lemon Ricotta Cake”