Soup: A Way of Life
"Dora, my maternal grandmother," writes Barbara Kafka in her new book, "started the soup tradition that means most to me, which is odd as she was, by all accounts, a bad cook....I hope I am a better cook, and my life has certainly been easier, but I learned from her that a pot of soup is warmth and welcome for family and friends alike."
In this stunningly rich and wide-ranging book, Barbara Kafka gives the food we love perhaps best in the world a new vitality. Though the subject is so familiar to us all, her approach is totally original, just as it was in her award-winning Roasting: A Simple Art and Microwave Gourmet. In a wonderfully diverse collection of nearly three hundred recipes from all over the world--some traditional, some newly minted, many so simple they require no cooking at all, each of them very much a part of our spiritual and emotional lives--she offers up a lifetime worth of pleasure:
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - snickerpants - LibraryThing
This book really is all about soup which seems a little too specialized at first. But there are a few really excellent recipes in here that make it worth owning. I'm not sure about all the other ... Read full review
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If you don't know about Barbara Kafka, you could do well by starting with this book. Read full review