Mango Avocado Salsa With Pan – Seared Salmon

Mango Avocado Salsa Recipe

Here's a simple and refreshing recipe for summer time. These days I'm on the look out for recipes which are different from the usual kind which I make at home, like curries, but mostly using ingredients which I already have. One of the things that I've learnt over the years,

Unniyappam – Vishu Special Recipe

Unniyappam Recipe

You see... I wanted to post something special for Vishu, more like a Payasam recipe. I even zeroed down on Kadalaparippu Pradhaman, but then I happened to remember one of my "proclamations" - I'm giving up sweets from 1st April till Easter. I'm not sure why I go around making

Eggless Banana Oats Choco Chip Pancake

Eggless Banana Oats Chocolate Chip Pancake

Here's a simple and healthy breakfast recipe using oats. I usually get mails asking healthy recipes for kids. This can be served as breakfast or can be packed as tiffin or as an evening snack. Isn't that wonderful? What I liked about this recipe is, it doesn't have the overpowering

Eggless Kerala Christmas Fruit Cake

Eggless Kerala Christmas Fruit Cake

At the risk of sounding like a fairness cream or a shampoo salesperson, let me tell you... this cake offers one solution for 5 different problems: It's eggless! It's alcohol free! It's caramel free! It's last min fruit cake which requires very little soaking time! It's super moist and soft!

Moist Banana Cake (Cupcake) With Caramel Icing

Banana Caramel Cupcake

One of the questions I'm frequently asked about the blog is  "do you actually try all the recipes that you post on the blog"? If you are also wondering the same thing, the answer is Yes! Well, there is a teeny tiny exception to this recipe. I did try it

Apple Crumble Pie

Apple Pie Recipe

Here's a simple pie recipe which you can have with your morning or evening tea. Jose has been asking me for ages to make Apple Pie for him. I wasn't very excited about it. I'm not a big fan of the regular Apple Pie. But since he pestered me, I

No Bake Lemon Cheesecake with Blueberry Topping


Usually during Christmas and Easter time, I get emails from you asking what's my  special menu. Because of my blog, people assume that I'll be cooking up a feast for Christmas and Easter. Well, let me tell you a secret... most of the time, I hardly cook anything during festive

Moist Carrot Cupcake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot-Cupcake 2

Do you like getting hair cut? I actually like it. I like the refreshed and new look it gives. It's a feel good thing. Btw, I'm talking about good hair cuts here, not the ones that has gone horribly wrong! Wait a min, you dont think I'm all about outward

Lemon Parfait


Do you know what I thought after having the first mouthful of this dessert.... why cant I come up with recipe ideas like this on my own. It's just some yummy, basic, readily available ingredients put together to get this wonderful dessert. There is no time consuming or complicated steps.

No Bake Layered Pineapple Bread Pudding With Praline

Pineapple Bread Pudding with Praline

Puddings is one of the most requested recipes here. Whenever I post a cake or similar type of recipe on the blog, I get mails asking for simple pudding recipes. So, for all those who want super simple but delicious pudding recipe, look no further. I first tasted this dish

Eggless No Bake Mango Cheesecake

Mango Cheesecake

Do people change with time? I mean their habits, their beliefs, their likes and dislikes change? If you asked me this question, 10 years ago, my answer would be "I dont know about people, but I dont/wont change". But if the same question is asked today my answer would be

Pineapple Praline Cake

Pineapple Pastry

I was thinking "to or not to" have a special post for the 6th b'day of this little space of mine. Recently, when I was reading something, I happened to see this quote "grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy, you must have

Kerala Christmas Fruit Cake/ Kerala Plum Cake

Christmas Fruit Cake

It's been some time right? No, this time I wasnt lazy, I was a bit busy. I myself cant believe that I was busy, some of my friends were saying "even Maria is so busy these days, what has the world come to" ;) Looks like it'll be like this