Lora Zurubin

Lora Zurubin
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In her book, Lora admits to smuggling in raw milk cheeses from abroad. The point is illustrated with a photo of a pig's hoof poking from a suitcase.  

Lora Zurubin
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Fig Galette

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Lora Zarubin spent many of her early days cooking with her grandmothers and says she has known since she was three years old that food was her passion. In 1982 she founded Good Food Catering and ten years later opened the stylish restaurant Lora in New York's Greenwich Village. Lora has been House & Garden's food editor since 1996.


Lora’s book, I Am Almost Always Hungry: Seasonal Menus and Memorable Recipes with photographer Tessa Traeger (Abrams 2003) was nominated by the International Association of Culinary Professionals for the First Book: Julia Child Award.


Lora lives in New York City.


Latest Recipes

Cherry Clafoutis

This clafoutis is a chic breakfast dessert. Prepare it as close to serving time as you can, so the cherries are still a little warm. I le...

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English Pea Soup with Crème Fraîche

As a child I detested peas. I would sit for what seemed like hours after everyone had left the dinner table until I ate my peas. Then as ...

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Fig Galette

Galette is a French term for an open-faced tart baked with flaky pastry and fruit. It’s my idea of a perfect dessert for all seasons, but...

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Fresh Dungeness Cracked Crab with Aioli

My formula is one crab per person. If you are having the crabs shipped to you, ask to have them cooked, cleaned, and cracked. If you have...

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Halibut Fillet Baked in Parchment with Salsa Verde

Halibut is a firm, white-fleshed fish. If undercooked it is tough and chewy and if overcooked can be very dry. I have found that cooking ...

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Profiteroles with Banana Rum Ice Cream and Bitter Chocolate Sauce

The first time I ordered profiteroles was in a restaurant in Paris. I thought I was just ordering a simple dessert, but what showed up wa...

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Pizza Dough

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