Soft, buttery leeks combined with pesto and a creamy crab filling are a marriage made in heaven. Comforting yet sophisticated this is scrumptious served both hot or cold.
This delicious salad really shows off young baby leeks, their sweetness combining beautifully with the smoky depth lent by char-grilling. Making leeks a centrepiece like this is quite unusual and is the perfect accompaniment to a Sunday Roast or elegant light lunch.
Real comfort food, this recipe can be made vegetarian by omitting the prosciutto and if you’re following a gluten free diet, simply replace the pappardelle with a gluten-free alternative. Serves: …
Many people think quiches are just a summer picnic dish, but I love them served warm in the autumn and winter too. This quiche is phenomenal and it’s the reason …
This may look like you’ve slaved over this dish for hours but it is in fact such an incredibly simple tart to make. By placing butter and sugar under the leeks in the pan I’ve eliminated the need for pre-frying, so it can all be done in the oven. The fresh lemon thyme really brings out the flavour of the leeks, but if you can’t find any, then regular thyme also works well. So simple yet it looks so stunning.
This makes the perfect side dish to accompany any Sunday roast. British leeks work really well with a delicious creamy, cheesy sauce and the crumble topping. Made with a combination of oats and nuts this is something that will definitely wow your dinner guests.
Crunchy and tasty leek, potato and cheese croquettes
A Christmas side dish
A warm filo pastry that can be made either in starter or main course size, coupled with a creamy leek and Caerphilly filling and tiny jewels of ruby red cranberries. Ideal party food.
A really pretty dish to be served as a starter or light lunch. Choose tender young leeks for the best results.