Prue Leith CBE, is a restaurateur, caterer, television presenter, journalist, cookery writer and novelist. She was co-founder of the prestigious Leith’s School of Food and Wine and most recently she has appeared as a judge on the BBC’s Great British Menu.
“This soup is simple enough to make, but can be elevated to elegant dinner-party status with the garnishes. Nothing is compulsory, and indeed garnishes aren’t necessary – especially if you have swallowing difficulties where you may need to avoid these. But if you have company, they make the soup look really pretty and dinner-party-ish, and taste great. I use the lot.”