Soup is the food of the world and every culture produces its own delicious variations on this universal theme. At once comforting and familiar, it can at the same time be exotic and exciting. This title includes more than 100 recipes that demonstrate the versatility of soup and its ability to lend itself to embellishment and improvisation.
Soup is the food of the world and every culture produces its own delicious variations on this universal theme. At once comforting and familiar, it can at the same time be exotic and exciting. The 100 recipes in Soup Glorious Soup demonstrate the extraordinary versatility of soup and its ability to lend itself to embellishment and improvisation. Recipes are arranged as though taking a stroll down an old-fashioned high street - there is the Greengrocer, the Dairy, the Fishmonger, the Butcher, and the Baker. Recipes showcase the best ways to use the proceeds of your shopping and include traditional soups such as Pistou, Bouillabaise and Pumpkin, as well as new versions of old favourites such as Green Minestrone with Mint and Almond Pesto. There are also more unusual recipes, such as Syrian Mixed Grain Soup, Curried Aubergine with Cucumber Raita Soup, Broad Bean and Chicken Stew with Pomegranate and Thai Hot and Sour Soup.
Annie Bell has a MSc in Human Nutrition. She is an award-winning cookery writer who trained as a chef before writing for Vogue, and then the Independent. Awarded Journalist of the Year by the Guild of Food Writers, her interest in healthy eating found its roots in her early writing as a vegetarian. She has been principal cookery writer on the Mail on Sunday's YOU Magazine for the last 20 years. Her previous cookbooks include Annie Bell's Baking Bible, Soup Glorious Soup, The Camping Cookbook, Low Carb Revolution, Low Carb Express and How to Cook.