Author: From A Small Kitchen

Appetizers, Snack Time, Vegetarian

Roasted Eggplant and Red Pepper Dip

This Roasted Eggplant and Red Pepper Dip, a rich, smoky, creamy dip that borrows from baba ganoush is a recipe that doesn’t require you to spend a few days shopping for all the ingredients. You only need a handful, and like many great dishes, it’s […]


Five Favorite Things

It’s been months since I’ve last done a Five Favorite Things post, so a little life update/ mindless shares post is in order! As much as I’m looking forward to all things fall and Gilmore Girls season, I’m still mourning summer. In fact, if you’ve […]

Baking, Desserts

Fresh Peach Cake

Peach season is not officially over until late September, and that’s great news because it means you still have time to try this gorgeous Fresh Peach Cake. An Ina Garten’s recipe, it’s truly phenomenal and flawless. The combination of fresh peaches, cinnamon and nuts and […]


Strawberry Orange Layer Cake

Summer came and went and in the meantime I have managed to completely neglect this blog. Has anyone noticed that? Oh well, this past month I’ve been avoiding the thought altogether. I’ve been blissfully ignoring my failures and my shortcomings. Instead of worrying about my […]

Breakfast, Desserts

Buttermilk Donut Holes

These little Buttermilk Donut Holes hold a special place in my heart. Growing up, my mom used to make these from time to time, but she’d usually keep them for rainy days. They always felt like such special little treats. We’d ask her to undercook […]


Chocolate Pots de Crème

I’m fascinated by rich desserts that are made of simple ingredients that you’re likely to have on hand. French cuisine is full of such miraculous recipes: crème brulée is basically cream, eggs, and sugar. Dairy products, staples for French cooking, are found in all types […]

Dinner, Meat, Side Dishes

Macedonian Kebapi

My Romanian friend recently introduced me to the wonderful world of Eastern European food. I know it’s a vast region, and it encompasses many different cultures, ethnicities, languages, and histories, but it’s still a cuisine I am quite unfamiliar with. There is such a crossover of regional influences, […]