When it's biting cold and you want to get something warm down your throat, light but perfumed Oriental soups
are just the ticket: simple, speedy and healthy, with distinctive flavours.
To make these soups, customize a stock cube and boiling water. Use vegetable or chicken based stock cubes which are tasty but not too salty. Add a handful of chives, a drizzle of sesame oil, a chopped chicken breast
and a star anise to your stock...or use whatever you like!
Stock, chopped tofu, leeks and soy sauce make quick, easy Japanese-style soups. Mix leftover chicken with the zest of a lime and some chopped coriander to make Thai soup.
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