canned foods

'Only the pure of heart, can make good soup'. So says a little man named Ludwig van Beethoven. In fairness, I am not sure whether he is the soup expert, but his comments certainly don't say much about the makers of canned, dehydrated, pouched and chilled soups.
Picture the scene: he's said he's cooking a 12-course meal for you, you arrive at the door with a bottle of wine. You smell