A Beautiful Bowl of Soup: The Best Vegetarian Recipes
By Paulette Mitchell
Photographs by William Meppem
$19.95 paperback / 168 pages
Order information: 800-722-6657 or www.chroniclebooks.com
Soup is good food.
Everyone loves soup! And these vegetarian soups and stews are healthful to boot. Filled to the
brim with vegetarian recipes infused with international flavors, Paulette Mitchell’s irresistible
creations are not only delicious but include unique accompaniments, garnishes, and toppings
that add tremendous visual appeal. A Beautiful Bowl of Soup offers more than sixty meatless
soups and stews that celebrate the rich flavors of France, Italy, Greece, Spain, Morocco,
Africa, South America, and Asia.
How about a creamy Polynesian Peanut Soup, chunky Mediterranean Saffron Stew or Asian
Noodle Soup. Other recipes include a classic vegetarian Matzo Ball Soup and Caramelized
French Onion Soup, updated with savory goat cheese croutons. Spicy Sweet Potato–Ancho
Bisque, swirled with brightly colored Roasted Red Pepper Sauce looks as satisfying as it tastes.
With great suggestions for making tasty vegetable stock with ease, a handy list identifying
which soups are vegan, even a chapter on dessert soups, along with Paulette’s ubiquitous “tips”
section, these soups and stews are easy to make, delicious, and of course, beautiful.
A Beautiful Bowl of Soup combines author Paulette Mitchell’s flair for creating flavorful,
vegetarian recipes and unique serving suggestions result in fabulous and easy to prepare soups
and stews that are easy on the eye and filled with mouthwatering, healthful ingredients.
Paulette Mitchell is known internationally for her quick-to-prepare recipes with gourmet flair.
She has taught cooking for 26 years and is also a lecturer, television personality, and the author
of ten cookbooks including Vegetarian Appetizers and Vegetarian Sandwiches, both published
by Chronicle Books. She lives in Minneapolis, Minn. and travels widely for culinary