Rich and creamy leek and potato soup with coconut cream and Cavolo Nero, topped with a potato rose
Read all about the people who grow our favourite vegetable, like Mervyn and Marilyn Casey’s family, who have grown leeks at their farm in Lincolnshire since 1970. Find out more about them and other members of the Leek Grower’s Association
The Romans considered the leek a superior vegetable and Emperor Nero ate so many he gained the nickname Porophagus (leek eater). He is reported to have thought eating leeks would improve his singing voice!!
Char-grilled, roasted, poached, braised, pan fried or cooked in a wok, you know you can always whip up a quick dish that is tasty, healthy and wholesome as well as bursting with flavour. Find out how to select, store and prepare leeks.