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Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup

Curried Coconut Butternut Squash Soup

Coming from a country with such an impressive cuisine as Turkey, you wouldn’t think that my gastronomical curiosity was only awakened when I moved to the US for college. Oh but it’s true. And my most vivid culinary experience from those early fresh-off-the-boat years was definitely Indian food. All those spices and exploding aromas seduced me instantly, although for a long time I was intimidated by trying to re-create those flavors at home.

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Parsnip Cardamom Soup

Cardamom is one of those spices that I love having around. I’m a sucker for the light green color of the whole pods and the delicate aroma that goes so well with savory and sweet dishes. And since I don’t always come across recipes that call for it, I jump at the chance to test it when I find one. In this delicate winter soup, the cardamom is a perfect accompaniment to the sweet parsnip.


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