Whoever said soup was only for winter? In response to requests from readers of the Scottish Mum Blog and the Soupmaker Club Blog, within these pages of lifestyle, family and food blogger, Lesley Smith’s first soup making e-book, are lots of simple recipes for you to keep handy in your gadgets. A whopping 60 recipes for your soup maker, which can form the basis to many more adventurous soup making dishes of your own. Lesley says: “For good fresh cooking, raw foods, plain nourishment, to hide vegetables for kids, or even to control calories for weight loss, soup is the original mega food....” Soup can be as filling, or as light as needed, so blow away thoughts of stodgy comforting winter food, and get used to soup as a family favourite. Soups can be made for under 100 calories a bowl, or be wickedly laced with cream, cheese and butter, and make the calorie count skyrocket. It’s all up to you as Chef Numero Uno. These amazingly simple and no brainer tips and recipes, will leave you confident and creative with your own soup maker. Lesley made these recipes in a jug (kettle) style soup maker, but the recipes would work equally well for a blender style. Soups Include: Red Lentil, Traditional Scotch Broth (Vegetable), Pea and Mint, Cauliflower and Cheese, Root Vegetable, Mediterranean Vegetable, Tomato, Cream of Leek and Potato, Cream of Pumpkin, Cream of Asparagus, Cream of Carrot, Carrot and Ginger, Gazpacho, Partan Bree, Spicy Parsnip, Sweet Pepper & Leek, Tomato & Aubergine, and…..many….