Summer has arrived and Trish Deseine, of Trish's Paris Kitchen, is heading south for this new six-part series. She's lived in Paris for more than 20 years and like any true Parisienne, flees the city in the summer. For this series she is heading down to the Mediterranean, to sample the delights of Marseilles, Toulon, the Camargue and the vineyards of Provence.
The Mediterranean has been described as a superhighway of culture, transport and trade and certainly the history of the region makes it a melting pot. Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Persian, Phoenician, Jewish, Arab, Turkish, Greek and, crucially, Roman people have all left their mark. And that diversity is reflected in the rich mix of ingredients that Trish finds to bring into her Mediterranean Kitchen. Lamb Tagine, enlivened with spices from the market in Marseilles, Ratatouille made with fresh organic vegetables from the Camargue, and fish dishes like Bouillabaisse and grilled sardines.... Read more.