Little Book of Soup

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Thomasina Miers, Annabel Buckingham
HarperCollins Publishers Limited, 2007 - Cooking - 72 pages
This is the ultimate little book of soup with essential recipes from today's top chefs, including Jamie Oliver, Rick Stein, Delia Smith, Gary Rhodes and Hugh Fearnley- Whittingstall. Warming, soothing, restorative and one of the tastiest things you can make, soup has a special place in the culinary world. In this perfect gift book version of the highly successful "Soup Kitchen", 25 of the most indispensable recipes from some of the world's greatest chefs and food writers provide soups for every whim and occasion. The three sections cover soups categorized by their basic ingredients; vegetables, meat and pulses and pasta. So whether it's a hearty soup for a cold night, or a smart soup for an interesting starter, this core collection has an answer for everything. Beautifully presented, the book also contributes royalties to homeless charities such as the Salvation Army and Centrepoint. Encouraging the use of fresh, seasonal ingredients, this one little book has the perfect mixture of inspired ideas, quirky presentation and expertise.

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About the author (2007)

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is the idiosyncratic and highly acclaimed presenter of Channel 4's River Cottage series as well as a regular contributor to The Observer.Thomasina Miers is an up-and-coming chef and food writer. Winner of BBC's Masterchef Goes Large 2005, Thomasina has since edited Soup Kitchen and is currently writing her own cookery book to be published October 2006. She has also contributed a recipe column to The Times and Waitrose Food Illustrated. She has recently been signed up by Optomen TV.Annabel Buckingham works freelance in design where she organises and consults on marketing and PR campaigns, events, promotions and projects.

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is the idiosyncratic and highly acclaimed presenter of Channel 4's River Cottage series as well as a regular contributor to The Observer.Thomasina Miers is an up-and-coming chef and food writer. Winner of BBC's Masterchef Goes Large 2005, Thomasina has since edited Soup Kitchen and is currently writing her own cookery book to be published October 2006. She has also contributed a recipe column to The Times and Waitrose Food Illustrated. She has recently been signed up by Optomen TV.Annabel Buckingham works freelance in design where she organises and consults on marketing and PR campaigns, events, promotions and projects.

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is the idiosyncratic and highly acclaimed presenter of Channel 4's 'TV Dinners', 'A Cook on the Wild Side', 'Escape to River Cottage' and 'River Cottage Forever', as well as a columnist for the 'Independent on Sunday' and 'Sunday Times'. He has three times been nominated for the prestigious Glenfiddich Food Awards, winning once with the second series of 'A Cook on the Wild Side'.

Jamie Oliver was born on May 27, 1975. After he graduated from Westminster Catering College, he worked as a pastry chef at Antonio Carluccio's Neal Yard restaurant. He eventually became a sous chef at The River Café, where he was noticed by the BBC. In 1999, his show The Naked Chef debuted and his cookbook became a best-seller in the United Kingdom. Since then, he has appeared on numerous cooking shows and has written numerous cookbooks. He is the author of Super Food Family Classics, Jamie Oliver's Christmas Cookbook, and 5 Ingredients: Quick and easy Food.

She is one of Britain's most recognized culinary personalities & the food editor for British Vogue. Her first book, How to Eat, was published to huge acclaim & was the basis for a television series in England. She has been profiled in Gourmet magazine & writes regularly for the London Observer. She lives in London.

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