New Cookbook Offers Mouthwatering Homemade Soups From Many Of The World’s Top Chefs
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 12:06 PM EDT
It is often said that a cook's reputation hinges on the quality of his or her soup. Perhaps that is why many of us steer clear of making our own. But the cooler weather has arrived once again and it’s time to get back in the kitchen and master the art of the soup!
With GREAT HOMEMADE SOUPS [Jacqui Small, October 2013, $40 US / $44 CAN], Chef Paul Gayler proves that making your own soup is easy and the results are nutritious and satisfying. Add to that the fact that soups are also an economical way to eat, whether you are using easy-to-source seasonal produce or expensive ingredients, which will go much further when made into a soup.
GREAT HOMEMADE SOUPS
A Cook's Collection
by Paul Gaylor
with guest chefs: Daniel Boulud, Antonio Carluccio, Chris and Jeff Gavin, Tom Kerridge, Atul Kochhar, Pierre Koffman, Susan Spicer
This beautiful hardcover edition includes 100 recipes, ranging from the tried-and-tested classics to soups from faraway including
• Vietnam – Vegetable Pho;
• Colombia – Ajiaco;
• Japan – Shiitake-Enoki Miso Noodle Soup;
• Sardinia – Chickpea and Fennel Soup;
• Ethiopia – Yam, Peanut, and Ginger Soup
There are broths and consommés, smooth and creamy soups, hearty and wholesome soups, traditional favorites, wild and exotic soups, and chilled soups. In addition to this comprehensive collection of recipes, the book is sprinkled with Chef Gaylor's Soups Masterclass lessons, which explain key techniques using clear step-by-step photographs. And if this weren't enough, Paul has invited contributions from some of his favorite world-class chefs, who have added their best-loved soup recipes to this tasty collection.
Whether you are in search of a warming, comforting broth or a light summertime refresher, GREAT HOMEMADE SOUPS is a fantastic celebration of one of the fundamentals of food.