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Butternut Soup with Star Anise

Butternut Squash is best in fall, just underneath its tough exterior, this squash is sweet and creamy, and pairs well with warm spices such as cinnamon, cumin, and star anise. Star Anise belongs to the licorice family, and its pretty star shape adds to its taste.   YouTube: Butternut Soup with Star Anise   Serves: 4 Ingredients   1 butternut squash, peeled, seeds removed and diced1 white onion, peeled and diced4 Tablespoons unsalted butter2 teaspoons of sea salt OR as required3 cups vegetable stock1 teaspoon ground star aniseGarnish:1 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground2 Tablespoons heavy cream1/4 cup toasted sunflower seeds    Instructions In a 3 qt saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add onions and saute for 5 minutes, or until onions...

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