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Winner of British Leeks recipe competition

Ricky Matonti at Allpress Farms being shown the harvest process

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Patrick Allpress, Chairman of the Leek Growers' Association (LGA), presenting a £1,000 cheque and certificate to LGA recipe competition winner, Ricky Matonti, at Allpress Farms

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2013 recipes

Lemony Chicken, Leek and Pancetta Spaghetti Carbonara

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Hot and Sour Pork Tenderloin and Leek

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Hot and Sour Pork Tenderloin and Leek

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Salmon and Leek Ramen

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Leeks and Mussels in a Cider Sauce

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Leeks and Mussels in a Cider Sauce

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Cheese and Leek Croquettes

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Cheese and Leek Croquettes (Christmas)

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Lamb and Leek Thai Red Curry

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Illustrations

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On the farm

The Casey family

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The Casey family

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The Casey family

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In the pack house

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In the pack house

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Patrick Allpress

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Patrick Allpress

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Patrick Allpress

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Christmas Recipes

Leeks Tossed In Butter With Chestnuts, Black Pepper And Streaky Bacon

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Festive Leeks Tossed In Butter With Chestnuts, Black Pepper And Streaky Bacon

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A Warm Leek, Smoked Trout And Potato Salad With Horseradish Crème Fraise Dressing

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Festive Warm Leek, Smoked Trout And Potato Salad With Horseradish Crème Fraise Dressing

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Leek and cranberry caerphilly strudel

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Leek and cranberry caerphilly strudel

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Festive Leek and cranberry caerphilly strudel

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Festive Leek and cranberry caerphilly strudel

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Festive Leek and stilton soup

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Festive Leek and stilton soup

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Leek and stilton soup

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Leek and stilton soup

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Festive leek and Emmental hot cheese soufflé

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Festive mousseline of leek and smoked trout

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Caramelized tarlet of leeks and scallops with saffron hollandaise

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Festive caramelized tartlet of leeks and scallops with saffron hollandaise

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Fan of duck breast on an orange spiced leek and sweet potato purée

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Duck breast (with fork)

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Festive fan of duck breast on an orange spiced leek and sweet potato purée

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Individual Beef Wellington and Leek Mousselline

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Festive Individual Beef Wellington and Leek Mousselline

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Leek and Watercress Layered Vegetable Terrine

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Festive Leek and Watercress Layered Vegetable Terrine

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Welsh Recipes

Squash, leek & lemon risotto with Caerphilly

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Hearty leek & lamb cobbler

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Chicken, Leek, Prune And Caerphilly Pie

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Leek braised mutton with creamy leek and mint sauce

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Leek braised mutton with creamy leek and mint sauce

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Welsh and leek goats' cheese rarebit

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Welsh and leek goats' cheese rarebit

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General Recipes

Leek, chorizo & goat’s cheese tortilla

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Spiced leek, potato & lentil soup

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Pasta with leeks, chilli & prawns

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Bacon-wrapped chicken with leeks, peas & basil

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Leek and Cheese Muffins

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Leek and Cheese Muffins

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Leek and Chicken Noodles

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Leek and Oat Savoury Pancakes

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Leek, Feta and Pomegranate Couscous

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Leek, Feta and Pomegranate Couscous

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Leek, Mackerel and Avocado Salad

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Leek, Pepper and Cashew Lasagne

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Cassoulet with Leeks, Chorizo and Winter Herbs
Cassoulet with Leeks, Chorizo and Winter Herbs

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Cassoulet with Leeks, Chorizo and Winter Herbs
Cassoulet with Leeks, Chorizo and Winter Herbs

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Leek and Artichoke Dauphinoise with Ham Hock
Leek and Artichoke Dauphinoise with Ham Hock

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Leek and Artichoke Dauphinoise with Ham Hock
Festive Leek and Artichoke Dauphinoise with Ham Hock

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Leek, Mustard and Mascarpone on Garlic Toast
Leek, Mustard and Mascarpone on Garlic Toast

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Leek, Mustard and Mascarpone on Garlic Toast
Leek, Mustard and Mascarpone on Garlic Toast

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OPen Tart of Leek, Stilton and Chestnuts
Open Tart of Leek, Stilton and Chestnuts

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Open Tart of Leek, Stilton and Chestnuts
Festive Open Tart of Leek, Stilton and Chestnuts

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Autumn Soup of Pumpkin, Apple and Leeks
Autumn Soup of Pumpkin, Apple and Leeks

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Autumn Soup of Pumpkin, Apple and Leeks
Autumn Soup of Pumpkin, Apple and Leeks

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Salad of Celeriac, Leeks and Pesto with Roast Chicken
Salad of Celeriac, Leeks and Pesto with Roast Chicken

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Salad of Celeriac, Leeks and Pesto with Roast Chicken
Salad of Celeriac, Leeks and Pesto with Roast Chicken

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Leek, Smoked Chicken, Broad Bean And Savoy Soup

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Spaghetti With Leeks, Peas, Bacon And Lemon

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Spaghetti With Leeks, Peas, Bacon And Lemon - Family

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Spaghetti With Leeks, Peas, Bacon And Lemon - Lunch Box

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Sausage And Leek Casserole With Chive Mash

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Sausage And Leek Casserole With Chive Mash - Family

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Tom Parr

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Haddock fillet with leek and spinach stuffing

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Leek and pear tart

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Leek and pear tart

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Leek and pear tart

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Leek and pear tart

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Leek and bacon stir fry with cashew

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Leek and potato rosti with monkfish kebab

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Balsamic salad of roasted leek and red pepper

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Salad (with bread)

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Leek, Mussel and Prawn Hotpot

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Minted Leek and Potato Frittata with Lamb Noisette

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Minted Leek and Pea Soup with Braised Lettuce

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Warm Puy Lentil and Beetroot Salad with Balsamic Leeks

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Curried leek and sweet potato soup

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Fresh Leek Images


Leeks in Basket

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Raw leeks with water droplets

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Leeks In Trug

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Raw Leeks

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Raw Leeks

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Raw Leeks

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Chopped Leeks

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Chopped Leeks

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Chopped Leeks in bowl

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Two leeks

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Two leeks with water droplets

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Raw leeks

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Chopped Leeks

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Chopped Leeks

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Press Information - Background, Facts and Features

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Leek Growers' Association announces winner of recipe competition

Cooking British leeks
Pan fried, sautéed, stir fried, baked, roasted, braised, or simply served raw in a salad – British Leeks are the versatile veg

Selecting, storing & preparing British leeks
Make the most of British leeks with tips from the experts

Healthy leeks
Leeks are packed full of heath benefits, from helping to maintain a healthy heart and circulation to protecting against cancer

The season
British leeks are available nearly year-round (except June), however, the season peaks in the Autumn and again in the Spring

International cuisine
Find out how leeks are used in traditional dishes all over the world

A history of leeks
From ancient Egypt to New York via Shakespeare's Wales, a potted history of leeks

Welsh facts
Did you know that in 640AD Welsh soldiers wore leeks in their helmets to distinguish themselves from the enemy? Learn the history of Wales’ feted national symbol

Thrifty shopping tips
Get supermarket savvy and keep flavour on your table and pennies in your pocket

1,000-word thrifty shopping contributed feature (FREE to use)
Includes two new delicious recipes that won’t break the bank 

Grower profiles

Mervyn and Marilyn Casey’s family has grown leeks at their farm in Lincolnshire since 1970.

Farmer Charlie Lightbown grows 160 acres of Welsh leeks in Flintshire, North Wales, hand harvesting them everyday from the end of July through to May.

Nick Allpress runs Allpress Farms ltd in Cambridgeshire, a family business founded by his father in 1970. Today Nick farms approximately 1,000 acres of leeks