Laura

editor of Stonefruit, unreasonably fond of fresh Mediterranean figs, laughably frightened by jellyfish.

Weekend Links

A busy weekend thus far! After extensive research, (at least 3 hours’ worth, no exaggeration), I woke up yesterday to undertake the very serious…

Cleanse

I heartily support plunging into food culture when traveling. And by that I mean eating everything locally specific to the area you are visiting….

What’s cooking

Some gorgeous cookbooks are launching this fall, and I can’t wait to get my sticky baking fingers all over them! This change-of-season, especially when…

Weekend Links

On this rainy, rainy day, Alberto and I are sleeping in, making a giant green chocolate smoothie, making carbonara for lunch, slow-roasting tomatoes, watching some…

Crybaby

I used to be an actress, and back in college, I would have given anything to be able to cry onstage (and I certainly…

The hills are alive

Like most mornings at Lago Maggiore, we woke up lazily late and tossed around ideas for our day’s itinerary over breakfast. (Our very Italian…

Weekend Links

Hurray, the weekend! I always work on Sunday, but I still love the extra time that Alberto is home. And tomorrow is the pinnacle of…

One

I was, regrettably, in the TKTS line this morning at South Street Seaport. The toweringly tall line-gesturer asked how many people were in my…

The One-liner

In March I left my wonderful, safe, well-paying, dream-job-for-somebody. My work environment was not a positive one, and though I had been trying to…

Shorn

I got some sad news this weekend, so I was feeling reckless. Does that ever happen to you? Suddenly I realized that my hair…