Great British Soups
Photo: Ian Garlick
Featuring 120 tempting recipes from Britain's master soup-makers New Covent Garden Soup Co., Great British Soups is a collection of new and classic recipes inspired by the different regions of the British Isles and using ingredients that are synonymous with particular places. With a wide range of seasonal vegetables, lovingly sourced local ingredients and the experience of New Covent Garden Soup Co.’s chefs, the recipes in this book have a common theme – “great ingredients speak for themselves”.
From the warming delights of Lancashire Hotpot, Lightly Spiced Parsnip & Bramley Apple and Welsh Leek and Caerphilly Cheese – perfect for an Autumn day – to garden-fresh lighter soups such as Watercress, Asparagus & Crayfish, Tomato Consommé with Cucumber Noodles and Manx Broth, these recipes combine the rich heritage of Britain's past with the vibrant blend of cuisines that makes up British food today.
To create this gorgeous new recipe book the team at New Covent Garden Soup Co. have scouted the UK for the best in regional flavours. Recipes are grouped into the following chapters: Great British Favourites; Southwest England; Southeast England; The Midlands; Eastern England; Northwest England; Yorkshire and Northeast England; Wales; Northern Ireland; Scotland; Modern British, Multicultural Britain and On Our travels. There are also step-by-step instructions on making a variety of stocks, breads, garnishes and accompaniments to your meal. These are soups bursting with inspiration and flavour that will make you feel proud to be British.
Great British Soups is out now in hardback and ebook from Boxtree.