Fall has arrived and that means it's time to warm up the body with tasty and nutritious soups. If you're tired of the same few recipes you keep using over and over, try out this new cookbook. From the author of the famous Vegetarian Epicure (considered one of the most influential cookbooks in modern vegetarian cuisine) comes a new vegetarian cookbook exclusively devoted to soups. Love Soup by Anna Thomas (W.W. Norton, 2009) provides 160 vegetarian soup recipes arranged by the seasons. Examples include sorrel soup for spring, smoky eggplant soup for summer, black bean and squash soup for fall, and curried spinach and parsley soup for winter. There's even a whole chapter devoted to unusual broths! Thomas' soup recipes satisfy, delight, and are nutritious, too.
There are recipes for soup companions as well. She has recipes for breads, hummus, pesto, and salads, as well as homemade desserts. The beauty of the book is that the recipes are simple and easy to make. Even if you're not a vegetarian, you're sure to find plenty of recipes you'll enjoy.
For more information on Love Soup, go to: W.W. Norton & Company
Article published on October 7, 2009.