Whether you're catering for a crowd or simply cooking for yourself, there is something special about a warming, comforting bowl of soup. "Easy Soups" is brimming with over 100 no-fuss, mouthwatering recipes to suit all tastes - from winter warmers in the form of substantial meal-in-a-bowl soups to summer coolers and flavourful clear broths. The recipes often call for more than one type of vegetable, helping you on your way to five a day. All of the recipes are easy to follow and quick to prepare - many can be cooked in under 30 minutes. Suggested variations are provided with some of the recipes, so that you can make the most of what's in season or in your storecupboard. You will find a variety of tasty Vegetable soups such as Spiced Butternut Squash and Coconut Soup, Tomato Soup with Pesto and Cauliflower and Stilton. Meat & Poultry includes classics like Chicken Noodle Soup, as well as more unusual flavour combinations such as Parsnip, Chorizo and Chestnut and a Cajun-spiced Chowder with Corn and Bacon. Lastly, the Fish & Seafood section ranges from hearty soups such as Monkfish, Fennel and Saffron to a virtuously light Tom Yum Prawn Soup. The wonderful soups in this book will delight the taste buds - whether it's for a casual weekend lunch, light supper or dinner-party pleasing starter, you're sure to find the perfect recipe.