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The Best Soups in the World
Clifford A. Wright
Cooking/Courses & Dishes/Soups & Stews
Travel the world, soupspoon in hand, with a James Beard Awardwinning author as your guide
In restaurants and dining rooms on every continent, soup is on the menu. A Mexican chef simmers Roasted Poblano and Three Cheese Soup. A Sicilian nonna stirs Beans and Greens Soup, while her Thai counterpart cooks up Mushroom and Chile Soup. Wherever it's eaten, a bowl of soupwhether elegant or hearty, creamy or clear, chilled or piping hotdelivers rich flavor and simple satisfaction. In this ultimate soup cookbook, acclaimed cookbook author Clifford A. Wright has collected the best classical, famous, and not-so-famous recipes to be found anywhere.
The Best Soups in the World includes 247 recipes for heartwarming and palate-pleasing soups: Imagine savoring delicate Italian Small Rice Balls in Broth, refreshing California Chilled Peach Soup, piquant Georgian Beef and Apricot Soup, or curry-scented Tanzanian Black-Eyed Pea and Coconut Soup. But this is no mere collection of recipes. Wright is a food scholar; he applies his expertise in lively explorations of the history and culture behind each soup, which makes this book as rewarding to read as it is to cook from.
Exciting, enticing, and easy-to-prepare, these recipes use ingredients both common and unusualWright provides Internet sources for every itemmaking them perfect for budget-conscious cooks whose taste know no boundaries. From Old-Fashioned Chicken Noodle to Chayote Soup from Nicaragua and from Tuscan White Bean to Vietnamese-American Pho, these soups will take you around the globe, all from the comfort of home.
I will keep this treasure in the collection of cooking resources I use regularly.
I was expecting soup recipes I could make that had regular ingredients that I could purchase at the grocery stores near me.
There are some drooling type recipes for Tunisian Lamb soup and Moroccan steaming bowls, both of which I plan to make.
My family loves soup, especially in the winter. I was expecting soup recipes I could make that had regular ingredients that I could purchase at the grocery stores near me. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Sandra M. Willis
This book has all kinds of ideas for types of soups. For example, each soup that is discussed has different adaptions one can make. It is already in my kitchen ready to go !Published 11 months ago by Lorraine W. Besch
this was a christmas gift and the person loved. the recipes were great. I would order this book again for myself or a giftPublished 12 months ago by Beth Ann
In reading the recipes I thought most were strange-sounding and I would not be inclined to make them. But I bought this as a gift for someone else who really likes soup. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Lee Ann Miller
If you want a soup book with recepies with all non-traditonal soups, then you'll love this book. There's many, many soup receipes in this book, and I'm sure they're just fine, but... Read morePublished 18 months ago by J. Schofield
We have made a significant number of the soups and they turn out well each time. Some are just extraordinary. Read morePublished 22 months ago by breadboy
I had purchased this without viewing it because I so appreciated the recipes in Wright's other book, "Bake until Bubbly. Read morePublished on March 4, 2013 by Catherine Steele
This book is good reading. I am making one of the soups every cold month. The Eisenhower soup is terrific. I tried several of the soups and had good results. Read morePublished on February 17, 2013 by Sue K. Nadeau