The New Book of SoupsAuthor: Anne Sheasby
Publisher: Lorenz Books
Edition: Hardback with plc and jacket
Publish date: April 2005
Over 200 brand new recipes for delicious soups, broths, chowders, bisques, consommes and gumbos Superbly illustrated with over 750 specially commissioned colour photographs Features dishes from all over the world, including Mediterranean Sausage and Pesto Soup, Italian Pea and Basil Soup, Hungarian Cherry Soup, Moroccan Harira, Louisiana Seafood Gumbo, Mexican Avocado Soup, Chinese Chicken and Chilli Soup, Thai Fish Broth and Balinese Vegetable Soup Includes a complete guide to ingredients and how to use them, and step-by-step instructions for making your own delicious stocks and creative garnishes Includes complete nutritional information for every recipe This lavishly illustrated volume is a brand new showcase of over 200 soup recipes, with mouthwatering ideas from around the world. Filled with fresh, new ideas and superb photography, the book introduces creative soups of all styles, including chilled, clear, light, creamy, spicy, rich, hearty and extravagant. The book opens with an essential guide to soup ingredients and how to make your own delicious stocks using vegetables, fish, chicken and meat, and step-by-step instructions for adding decorative garnishes such as chopped herbs, grated cheese, crispy croutons, swirled cream and country dumplings.Then follows a superb collection of soups from every corner of the world, perfect for every taste, diet and occasion. The instructions for every recipe are demonstrated step-by-step and are easy to follow for guaranteed success, and every finished dish is shown in a glorious colour photograph, so the reader knows exactly what they are aiming for.The book contains superb versions of all the classic soups for everyday eating and family meals, plus a whole range of fantastic new innovative recipes. The book also embraces scores of great soups from world cuisines for those who like something more adventurous and exotic - such as Avgolemono and Seafood Chowder from the Mediterranean, Mexican-style dishes such as Tortilla Tomato Soup and Chilled Coconut Soup, soups from Eastern Europe such as Borshch and Mixed Mushroom Solyanka, Thai classics such as Cellophane Noodle Soup and Chiang Mai Noodle Soup, and recipes from Japan such as Miso Soup and Clear Soup with Seafood Sticks.