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lullaby of rain
another pinch of saffron
in the pumpkin soup
Editors' Choices, Heron’s Nest (Volume XIV, Number 4: Dec. 2012)
How do you like your pumpkin soup?
Velouté de potiron au safran?
velouté de potiron
Saffron Pumpkin Soup Served in Mini Pumpkin Bowls?
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Saffron Flavored Pumpkin Soup
1 Kabocha squash, approximately 4 pounds
2 leaks, trimmed
3-4 cups of milk
1/4 cup of flour
4 tablespoons of butter
1 teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon of white pepper
1/4 teaspoon of ginger powder
A large pinch of saffron
1 whole nutmeg
Cooking with Alia:
Growers Feel the Squeeze to Sell a Pinch of Saffron and the fascinating story behind saffron: