Nothing is more satisfying on a cold day than a flavor-packed, piping hot bowl of soup, full of nutritious vegetables, filling pulses and warming spices. The once-humble bowl of soup has found new celebrity status with innovative combinations of varied ingredients.
This book is a celebration of great soups from around the world, from Galician broths to Moroccan harira and satisfying gumbos from America's deep south. Try Pumpkin and Coconut Soup from south-east Asia, Classic French Prawn Bisque, or comforting English Farmhouse Soup, over-flowing with satisfying root vegetables. Soup is the ultimate convenience food for today's busy cook. It's quick to make, requiring minimal preparation and effort, and in return offers a nutritious and filling meal.
This versatile dish is perfect for any time of day or night. For a healthy lunchtime dish or filling snack try Chunky Bean and Vegetable Soup, or flavorful Roasted Tomato and Pasta Soup. For an unusual appetizer for an informal dinner party try Cream of Celeriac and Spinach Soup, or subtle-tasting Watercress Soup made with the freshest ingredients. Whether your choice is for a nourishing meal-in-a-pot, a rich and creamy chowder, or a spicy dish to add instant heat, this volume has over 100 delicious recipes to suit all tastes and occasions.