The Paris Gourmet

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Trish Deseine, former BBC cooking show host who has sold more than one million cookbooks worldwide, shares tips on food and entertaining in the true Parisian style


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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 France’s 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’s seminal Food Lover’s Guide to Paris – and to host like a true Parisienne.

Additional information

Weight 622 g
Dimensions 15.7 x 23.4 cm
Publisher name Flammarion S.A.
Publication date 1 October 2013
Number of pages 208
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 15.7 x 23.4 cm
Weight 622 g
Trish Deseine has lived and worked in France for twenty-five years, and has become one of France's most celebrated food writers. Born in Northern Ireland, she moved to France in the early 1980s, and in 2000 set up a company selling her favorite product-chocolate. She has since produced twenty cookbooks in French, winning numerous awards in the process.