About Lora Zarubin

Lora Zarubin

Lora Zarubin is the food editor at House & Garden magazine and the author of the James Beard award-winning I Am Almost Always Hungry. She grew up cooking alongside her grandmothers, and food has been her passion ever since. She founded Good Food Catering in California in 1982, and a decade later, opened her eponymous restaurant, Lora, in New York’s Greenwich Village. @lorazarubin

A pile of cream-filled macarons, each in a white wrapper.

Cream-Filled Meringue Cookies

These perfect little meringue cookies sandwich a dreamy whipped cream filling and are so airy they literally dissipate into nothing but loveliness.

A white bowl filled with spinach and arugula risotto on a grey linen napkin.

Spinach and Arugula Risotto

This risotto, straight from Rome, gets its flavor and color from spinach, arugula, and parsley. Its smoothness is a product of butter, cream, and cheese.