Pumpkin and Rice Soup with Za’atar Croutons

From Sally Butcher’s fabulous guide to Middle Eastern meat free cooking – Veggiestan – this soup is a delight. Perfect for keeping those January frosts at bay. This makes enough soup to feed four or five. 1 medium pumpkin or butternut squash – peeled, deseeded and diced oil for frying – I used raw coconut…