Home Cook: Leeks spring a surprise

Leeks are related to onions and garlic but have a subtle, sweeter taste. They're incredibly versatile and transform the humble potato too, writes Lilly Higgins.

6th January, 2013
Leek and feta galette.

Leeks are related to onions and garlic but have a subtle, sweeter taste. They're incredibly versatile and transform the humble potato as well as going incredibly well with most cheeses.

Leeks are at their best from November though to April, when few locally grown vegetables are available. Leek season in Britain has been delayed by roughly three weeks this year due to harsh weather conditions such as relentless rain and low light levels. Spring is...

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