Have a souper time

This week we’re talking starters.

From the 80s favourite prawn cocktail, to the wide range of soups on offer in recipe books printed over the last fifty years, it’s all about the small delights of the appetiser,  setting the scene for the upcoming entree (as the Americans call it – that’s the main course to you and I!).

Getting the perfect starter is all in the preparation, starting with deciding on the main. A starter isn’t simply a random choice – it should be chosen specifically to complement what’s coming next.

Getting the right choice takes a lot of pressure off of your cooking ability too – a good opening treat covers up and gives you considerable margin for error!