||A volume of vegetarian soup recipes by the author of the Vegetarian Epicure series places an emphasis on fresh seasonal produce and is complemented by accompanying bread, salad, and dessert options, in a resource that includes such recipes as Black Bean and Squash soup, Smoky Eggplant Soup, and Wild Mushroom Soup. Simultaneous.
||When Anna Thomas published THE VEGETARIAN EPICURE in 1972, she touched a chord that still resonates. Today she's one of the most reliable vegetarian cookbook writers around. In LOVE SOUP, she gives us 160 scrumptious recipes for hot soups, cold soups, summer soups, winter soups, green soups, bean soups, stew-like soups, and much more, plus a selection of go-withs: breads, sandwiches, salads, and even a few desserts. A great addition to anyone's cookbook shelf, vegetarian or not.
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||Anna Thomas's Vegetarian Epicure cookbooks have sold millions of copies and inspired generations. Now she describes her love affair with the ultimate comfort food. ?From my kitchen to yours,? Thomas says, ?here are the best soups I've ever made.? Her wonderfully creative recipes make use of fresh, seasonal produce--try black bean and squash soup in the fall, smoky eggplant soup in midsummer, or seductively perfumed wild mushroom soup for Christmas. Silky puree or rib-sticking chowder--each recipe has room for variation, and nearly all are vegan-friendly.Love Soup also provides recipes for breads, hummus, pesto, salads, and homey desserts--and simple menus that put soup at the heart of the meal. Throughout, Thomas offers expert advice on shopping, seasoning, tasting, becoming a cook. With soups that delight and nourish, Thomas invites us all into the kitchen, to the most old-fashioned food and the newest, to the joy and good sense of home cooking.