In this love-letter to the world’s most ubiquitous dish, acclaimed TV chef, cookery writer and renowned teacher, Rachel Allen, explores everything soup has to offer. Whether as a starter or main dish, a quick fix or a leisurely indulgence, to nourish a cold or heal a broken heart, or to feed yourself, your family or a crowd of friends, there is a soup for every occasion.
With Rachel’s guidance you can learn the classics and then expand your horizons, with delicious, achievable, heart-warming recipes you’ll turn to time and time again. Recipes include:- French onion soup with gruyere toasts – Roasted tomato and basil soup- Japanese chicken and udon noodle broth – Soupe au pistou- Watermelon gazpacho- Game broth with lentils, garlic and parsley- West African peanut soupRachel also shares easy recipes for fresh homemade breads, as well as clever garnishes, essential stocks, and a wealth of tips on equipment, batch-cooking, freezing, and presentation. Just as every cook needs good soup in their repertoire, this book will be a must-have source of inspiration for every kitchen shelf.