A Beautiful Bowl of Soup: The Best Vegetarian Recipes

A Beautiful Bowl of Soup: The Best Vegetarian Recipes


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No, there is no chicken stock in this soup. What you'll find here is page after glorious page of the loveliest, most delicious soups and stews - each and every one entirely vegetarian. Brimming with international flavors, Paulette Mitchell's easy-to-follow recipes are paired with unique accompaniments, garnishes, and toppings that add tremendous visual appeal. Witness hearty Pumpkin Stew baked and served in a pumpkin shell; classic onion soup updated with crunchy goat cheese toasts; and Spicy Sweet PotatoAncho Bisque swirled with bright Roasted Red Pepper Cream. From Mediterranean Saffron Stew to Greek Spinach and Orzo Soup, these colorful dishes are simple enough for every day, yet sophisticated enough for elegant dinner parties. Instructions for making tasty vegetable stock from scratch, a selection of delicious vegan soups, and a helpful "tips" section make this gorgeous cookbook an important addition to any kitchen where good food and good health are on the menu.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811835282
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 01/01/2004
Pages: 168
Sales rank: 654,732
Product dimensions: 8.12(w) x 8.87(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Paulette Mitchell is known internationally for her quick-to-prepare recipes with gourmet flair. She has taught cooking for 27 years and is a lecturer, television personality, and the author of 10 cookbooks. She lives in Minneapolis.

William Meppem is originally from Sydney, Australia and is now a New York based photographer. His work appears in Food & Wine, Martha Stewart Living, and Vogue Entertaining, and in A Beautiful Bowl of Soup (0-8118-3528-6) and Modern Greek (0-8118-3480-8

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Beautiful Bowl of Soup: The Best Vegetarian Recipes 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I bought this book years ago, but just started cooking from it regularly. The recipes in it are amazing and most of them are extremely simple to make. I really enjoyed the fact that there are recipes for all seasons and not just your typical cold-weather soups. If you like soup, this is definitely a book you should check out, even if you're not a vegetarian.
heidialice on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
With mouth-watering pictures and lush descriptions, this cookbook frequently serves as the inspiration for fall dinners at my house. My only complaint is that some recipes are quite complex and some require unusual/pricey ingredients. There are some soups that are vegan, and many that have an optional vegan method for making them.