I Love Soup

Monday 14 November 2016

There is nothing I love better than a nice hot bowl of soup on a cold day and with cold weather season upon us I was thrilled to be able to try out this new cookerybook by Beverly LeBlanc entitled I  ♥ Soup.   Hooray for soup! 

With more than 100 tried and tested recipes, specifically developed to help you get the best out of this fantastically versatile meal, you are sure to find the perfect soup for every meal.   This book is th next in the I Love series from Nourish books, following on after the success of I love My Slow Cooker by the same author, which has sold more than 50,000 copies globally. 

The recipes in I Love Soup range from quick and budges friendly soups to more innomvation and exotic recipes that take inspiration from all over the world, including Asia, the Middle East, North and South America and Europe.  With everything from delicious Poultry soups  (Who doesn't love chicken noodle?) 

Meat and Game Soups.   Beef and Vegetable anyone?   How about some meaty Borsch? 

Fish and shellfish . . . with tasty delights taken  from the sea with broths and chowders, etc. 

Vegetables and Grains bring us tasty offerings for anything from a delicious Broccoli and Parsley to the exotic Egyptian Aubergine and Tomato Soup  (Oh boy sounds delicious!) 

Chilled soups that are great summer coolers, like Gazpacho and White Garlic and Almond Soup . . .  great for entertaining! 

This book gives you everything you need to create bowls of delicious goodness in your own kitchen, no matter the mood, season or occasion.  

It is a virtual tureen-full of international flavours with tried and tested recipes.  Enjoy a delicious chowder from North America, a lentil based soup from India, Middle Eastern tagine-inspired soups, Scottish broths, Eastern European Borschs, Japanese miso soups, Italian bean and pasta soups, and beautiful French classics, such as onion soup and bouillabaisse. There really is a soup for everyone to enjoy! 

The aroma of home-made soup simmering on the hob is one of life's great comforts.  If you are longing for a warming recipe for the cold and rainy days of winter, you can try the thick and creamy Ham and Chicory Soup.  If you're holding a sun-soaked sumer lunch outdoors, why not try the fresh flavours of a chilled Jewelled Cucumber and Walnut Soup.  Whatever the weather you will find plenty of tempting and satisfying recipes! 

No matter the size of your appetite, no matter the occasion, you are sure to find just the right soup in this mouth watering collection of recpes, as well as countless inspiring ideas for the perfect accompaniment.  Novice or experiences cook, you will find it easy to master the art of soup-making with this one-stop guide!  

I just love it!  The recipes all sound deliciously do-able and the photos are brilliant.  This would make a great Christmas gift for the foodie in the family!

I Love Soup, by Beverly LeBlanc
  • Paperback: 176 pages,  £12.99
  • Publisher: Nourish (15 Sept. 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1848997647
  • ISBN-13: 978-1848997646

About the author:  Beverly LeBlanc is the author of 12 cookery books and was the Food Editor of Reader's Digest.  She regularly contributed recipes to a number of publications, including the Sunday Telegraph and Bella.

Many thanks to Nourish Books for sending me a copy of review.  Although I was sent the book free of charge, I was not required to write a positive review.



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