This comprehensive cookbook contains over 200 recipes from all around the world. Choose from refreshing summer soups or spicy winter warmers. Select an intensely flavoured soup for a delicious appetizer or a hearty broth for a healthy lunch. The introduction gives step-by-step recipes for a range of stocks, from vegetarian to beef and Japanese to seafood, to make nutritious and delicious bases for your soups. Garnishes are suggested for the perfect finishing touches. With over 750 colour photographs, informative text, easy-to-follow steps and a superb collection of recipes, this is an essential guide to the art of soup-making and a vital addition to any kitchen.