Aurora Almendral

Aurora Almendral

Aurora writes about food, economics, immigration, education and design. She has traveled in six continents and lived in four, but is happy to call New York home.

STORIES BY Aurora Almendral

ReadMeyer Lemon Marmalade Recipe

Meyer Lemon Marmalade Recipe

In 1908, Frank Nicholas Meyer, a professional food explorer, brought a decorative

ReadUsing Cranberry Jam

Using Cranberry Jam

The dead of winter isn’t known for its bounty, but being cooped up indoors

ReadInsight into Biomimicry

Insight into Biomimicry

Animals and plants build structures of incredible complexity

ReadSmall-Space Camping

Small-Space Camping

I’d been chattering for a week about spending the summer in a trailer

ReadMaster Your Leftovers

Master Your Leftovers

If you’ve navigated the minefield of a family feast, the least you can do is make

ReadAbout Exotic Leather

About Exotic Leather

Python Escalades, electric blue crocodile pimp loafers, and ostrich jackets

ReadA Home Canning Walkthrough

A Home Canning Walkthrough

In the days before year-round beets and the never-ending zucchini season, if you had a

ReadPerfecting Cocktail Punch

Perfecting Cocktail Punch

Punches are originally from India (panch in Hindi), and were taken around the world

ReadA Handwriting Dicussion

A Handwriting Dicussion

Just a little ink on one piece of paper and a transaction for the ages