Tag Archives: leeks

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Winter green salad

The lovely leeks we have been receiving from Farmshare recently, prompted me to flick through the recipe books again.  I was reminded by the recipe below of the great combination leeks and Brussel sprouts make. For a really simple hot dish, I just add some […]

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Leek & Potato Soup

180g leeks – washed thoroughly and chopped into thin rounds 2 medium sized potatoes – peeled and cut into small chunks – if you don’t have any potatoes, substitute a large handful of rolled oats – it’s delicious. 1 small carrot – grated 1 small […]

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Chard, leek and chickpea curry

2 leeks – washed thoroughly and sliced into thin rounds 50g chard – washed and the stalks cut off and sliced, and the leaves chopped a small piece of peeled & grated fresh ginger 1 clove crushed garlic 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground […]

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Moroccan winter veg tagine

Truly one of my favourite recipes, this conjures up glorious flavours for very little work. Don’t be put off by that long list of ingredients! Serves 6. 2 onions, chopped 3 garlic cloves small knob fresh root ginger , peeled 100ml lemon juice (about 3 […]

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Leek and two cheese tart

170 g (6 oz) plain flour pinch of salt 85 g (3 oz) cool butter, diced Another knob of butter 2 large leeks , sliced 250g ricotta 100ml double cream 2 eggs 100g Gruyère, grated Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Sift the flour and […]

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Leek pasties with clotted cream

I found this recipe in a magazine while I was on holiday in Cornwall. I have to confess, I’ve never put tarragon in it, but no-one’s ever complained. If you plan it carefully, you can buy a big tub of clotted cream so you have […]

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Leek and Ginger Fried Rice

First found on Smitten Kitchen, I adore this recipe. Surprisingly filling, it’s full of flavour and super quick to make, especially if you use left-over cooked rice. Serves 4 1/2 cup oil 2 tablespoons minced garlic 2 tablespoons minced ginger Salt 2 cups thinly sliced […]