During the festive season, New York City city pulls out all the stops, puts on its lights and gets ready to feast. German-born authors Lisa Nieschlag and Lars Wentrup brilliantly capture that sense of anticipation, and the photographs show off the city at its snowy, wintry best. Recipes cover the whole festive period, from Christmas baking (Christmas Macadamia Cookies, Gingerbread Cake with Frosting) to Christmas dinner and New Year’s Eve drinks (Eggnog, Cranberry Gin Fizz). Slickly packaged and beautifully shot, it’s a book that’s bound to rouse the festive spirit.
New York Christmas: Recipes and Stories takes you on a getaway to the magical New York of the pre-Christmas period, when colored lights decorate the buildings, Jingle Bells rings out everywhere and culinary delicacies tempt you to indulge. Who doesn't dream of strolling down a snowy 5th Avenue, ice-skating around the imposing Christmas tree outside the Rockefeller Center and, to cap it off, enjoying a delicious slice of pumpkin pie in an inviting cafe? Christmas recipes and stories: Included among the 50 mouth-watering recipes in New York Christmas are Blueberry Brownies, Maple Glazed Ham and an unforgettable cheesecake. Also included in the book are three beautiful Christmas-themed stories, so you can read yourself into the spirit of Christmas.