Dave talks with author and travel writer Yasmin Newman about her latest book The Desserts of New York .

 

Ever dreamed of eating your way through New York City? Yasmin Newman not only dreamed it, she did it! In this sumptuous book, The Desserts of New York – a part travel journal, part cookbook, part food adventure, Yasmin, is your guide on a journey to the bright lights of NYC, tracking down down some of the world’s most sought-after desserts….and she savours them all.

The 44 recipes that accompany Yasmin’s sweet adventure are a delicious mix of inspired takes on signature New York desserts. From Dominique Ansel’s cookie shots and Christina Tosi’s crack pie to New York cheesecake, babka and doughnuts, as well as tempting new creations, such as Nutella and burnt marshmallow thickshakes, French toast ice cream sandwiches and Pumpkin pie waffles. Yasmin also shares recipes from the chefs of much-loved venues including Ample Hills Creamery, Baked, Butter & Scotch, Cosme, Gramercy Tavern and Lafayette Grand Cafe & Bakery.