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Hardcover The Whole World Loves Chicken Soup: Recipes and Lore to Comfort Body and Soul Book

ISBN: 0446517372

ISBN13: 9780446517379

The Whole World Loves Chicken Soup: Recipes and Lore to Comfort Body and Soul

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This meticulously researched cookbook offers everything there is to know about chicken soup, from anecdotes and superstitions to the truth behind its reputation as the "Jewish penicillin". At its heart are over 100 variations from around the world, including Mexican Sopa de Azteca, British Lady Curzon Soup, and Yunnan Steamed Chicken Soup, plus serving suggestions.

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The only other book solely on chicken soup besides mine that I have ever seen

Mimi's book is a delightful collection of international recipes for making chicken soup. I discovered it after I had finished writing my book on the same subject CHICKEN SOUPS FROM AROUND THE WORLD. I couldn't believe that someone else was a crazy as me to spend so much time and effort researching and preparing this one dish. I loved her recipes and her personal descriptions. Obviously she comes from the same ethnic background as mine where Jewish chicken soup is synonomous with fighting a cold and winning plus savoring the comfort it brings. I really enjoyed comparing and contrasting our recipes. Mimi concentrated more on the rich traditions of European cooking where we both share a common ancestry. However, I believe I went farther afield to explore more regions of the world than she did. I have included more exotic recipes from places like Ethiopia, Armenia, Kenya, Tunisia, Peru, Indonesia, and Latvia. Also, I explored some of the indigenous regions of the U.S. like Wyoming, the Carolinas, Louisiana, Alaska, Hawaii, and New Mexico. In any case, I feel you can't know too many ways to make this incredibly healing and nutritious meal.

Have a cold, wanna feel better?

Have a cold, wanna feel better? Feeling fine, but wanna feel warm inside? Feeling warm inside, but wanna feel soothed and relaxed? Then it's time for -- The Whole World Loves Chicken Soup! In The Whole World Loves Chicken Soup, you'll find 11 chapters of soup recipes from the US, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Eastern Europe, Russia, the Middle East, North Africa, Sub-saharan Africa, Asia, and more! This book has so many great recipes from so many wonderful places that you'll impress your friends and family and feel like you've taken a mini trip around the world! This book is not one filled with glitz and glammor, but one that is jam-packed with recipes, stories, tips, translations, famous quotes, and my favorite -- recipes for perogies and Armenian Yogurt and Meatball soup. Finally, you'll learn the truth -- "Is it really penicillin?"
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