Butternut Squash Soup

Love butternut squash! Still learning how to use it but I've really enjoyed all of them so far.
Even on pizza!
But since I've recieved Rhonda, the blender/food processor,
I thought I'd finally give butternut squash soup a go.

Butternut Squash Soup:
serves 6

from this book

1 tbs butter
1/2 onion; chopped
2 cloves garlic; minced
medium-large butternut squash; seeded and cut into cubes
2 granny smith apples; cored and cubed
2" piece of ginger; grated
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp coriander
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/8 tsp pepper
2 cups vegetable broth
about 2 1/2 cups water
parmesan cheese to garnish with

1     in a medium pot melt the butter and throw in the onion and garlic,
       cook until soft (not browned)
2     add squash and cook until soft, about 10 minutes
3     add apples, ginger, salt, cumin, coriander, cayenne, pepper, broth
4     then add just enough water to cover the rest
5     bring to a boil
6     reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes
7     remove from heat and pour in 1/3 of mixture into blender, puree, pour into another pot
8     repeat with 1/2 the remaining, and then the rest
9     heat the soup back up over low heat
10   serve with parmesan cheese sprinkled overtop

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