Gathers recipes for soups featuring beans, grains, vegetables, fish, poultry, meat, and fruit, and includes stews, chowders, gumbos, and basic stocks
The International Soup Book offers more than sixty recipes for the world's original and undisputed champion of comfort foods--soup. You'll find soups hot and cold, spicy and mild, with meat and without. You'll also find soups to mark the start of a fabulous meal, and soups that are fabulous meals in themselves. All the classics are here, including such American regional favorites as New England Clam Chowder and Seafood Gumbo, Bouillabaisse from France, Thai Crispy Fish Spicy Soup, Italian Pasta e Fagioli, and dozens more. In addition, there are recipes for four basic stocks, the foundation on which all good soups are built. The definitive soups included in this collection offer all of the nutritional benefits of a hot, comforting meal without unnecessary fuss in the kitchen. Whether you prepare Chicken Soup with Matzo Balls to cure what ails you, dazzle your dinner guests with an incomparable Vichyssoise, or transform the daily catch into Fish and Onion Stew, The International Soup Book promises to delight and to become a well-worn addition to your kitchen shelf.