Trish Deseine was born in Belfast in 1964. She moved to Paris in 1987. Her first book Petits plats entre amis was published in 2001 and won the Ladurée and SEB prizes. Her second book, Je veux du chocolat! (2002) won a World Gourmand Cookbook Award and sold over 500,000 copies. Subsequent books have included Mes petits plats préférés (2003); Fêtes Maison (2003) about party food; J'en veux encore (2004) about food for children and Du caramel plein la bouche (2005). For Marabout also, Deseine has produced small format books - Les Aperos de Trish, Trifles, Best Of Chocolate and Bonbons Forever. Her book Ma petite robe noir et autres recettes explores the connection between wardrobe staples and food (basics, vintage, classics, accessories etc.). A book for the English-speaking market - Nobody Does It Better - celebrates the best in contemporary French cooking.
Trish Deseine is featured regularly in French publications and has a column on kitchen gadgets and appliances in Régal magazine. She has contributed to the Fooding and Time Out Paris restaurant guides, and been guest food writer for The Sunday Independent (Ireland).
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