Maury Rubin ran City Bakery near Union Square in NYC for nearly 30 years. Long before the cronut, Rubin was an early adopter of the patisserie mash-up: the bakery’s pretzel croissants were legendary. The 48 recipes in this book are every bit as innovative and fun – and wholly achievable for the home cook. Rubin’s design eye is evident in the stylish, graphic imagery, too.
Showcasing forty seasonal creations from the City Bakery, the country's most innovative pastry chef combines traditional French pastry with American imagination and fun in uncomplicated recipes complemented by dazzling photographs.