Author(s): Trish Deseine
In The Paris Gourmet, Trish Deseine serves up a definitive guide to French cuisine, divulging her secrets on all aspects of Gallic food and entertaining. Her extensive black book of foodie addresses in Paris and online is an essential resource for stocking your kitchen with indispensible cooking utensils and table trimmings, procuring the best ingredients, or dining at her most treasured restaurants. Her practical advice covers everything from selecting produce at the market to a sampling of her favorite French recipes. Trish distills tips gleaned over two decades of living in France into lists of rules on all aspects of enjoying food and entertaining tips from hosting a great cocktail party to being the perfect guest. A glossary of French cookery terms completes this handsome book that features a leatherette binding and ribbon page marker. Trish has become one of Frances most celebrated food writers thanks to her unpretentious approach to food. This accessible book provides all the information you need to delight in French culinary traditions in the style of Patricia Wells' seminal Food Lovers Guide to Paris and to host like a true Parisienne.
"Trish Deseine shares her discoveries from 30 years as a cuisine-crazed Parisienne. This highly personal annotated address book of edible treasures features sections on classic restaurants, the most intriguing Parisian food blogs, and recommendations for cooking classes, but the real treat is Deseine s chapter called The Very Best, which provides a grazer s feast of single dish recommendations across the city...can each turn an afternoon s wanderings into a delicious mission." "Passport Magazine" It physically reminds me of a larger, heavier Moleskin, except this is yellow and chockfull of information and recipes that ll delight any food-obsessed traveler. "Epicurious.com" These 208 pages are so filled with useful information this book has become my go-to Paris bible. Even for armchair travelers reading "The Paris Gourmet" is a terrific way to immerse yourself in all the food treasures Paris has to offer. It s a must-have in my opinion. " Paris Breakfast Blog" To turn the pages of Trish Deseine s beautiful new book is to open the door to insider s Paris generosity shines in" The Paris Gourmet, " brimming with tips and epicurean delights. " France Today" It s certainly a pleasurable read and prefect for anyone visiting Paris for the first time or the tenth time. It s chock full of tips and information, sure to make any food lover happy. " Kitchen Conundrum" This is not just another guide to restaurants or another crepe stand but a book with an opinion and little tips." Chocolate Croissants Blog""
Born in Ireland, Trish Deseine has lived and worked in France for twenty-five years. She regularly contributes recipes to French Elle and has published twenty award-winning cookbooks in French. She writes a popular blog and is active on Twitter. She hosted three TV programs that aired on UKTV Food and on the BBC: "Trish's Paris Kitchen," "Trish's Country Kitchen," and "Trish's Mediterranean Kitchen."