- n. Plural form of leek.
“The starring role of leeks is exactly what attracted me to this recipe.”
“Then I threw in about four cloves of minced up garlic, and let it simmer for about five minutes, until the leeks were a nice shade of brown.”
“Northern Afghans enjoy pasta: ashtak, a type of ravioli, can be stuffed with fillings such as leeks and meat, while mantu is a dumpling filled with meat and onion.”
“A program has been carried out so that enterprises and cooperatives supply those herbs and spices -- such as leeks, chives, and many more -- to 50 places in the capital.”
“The strip is tender with notes of stone and metal, the short ribs are rich, deep and toothsome, the leeks are a well suited oniony chlorophyll-bitter contrast, and the stroke of genius is the polenta white corn grits formed in a cube around a piece of bone marrow and seared, possessing all of the traditional richness of a cornmeal cake without butter notes blowing out the corn’s sweetness.”
“These foods, such as leeks, gourds and carrots, often gain their significance through puns because their Hebrew or Aramaic names are similar to words of blessing, such as a request that God tear up any evil decrees against us.”
“Garlic is a member of the family of leeks which is related to the onion.”
“This means sauteing onions, leeks and bacon, and blanching and squeezing out leafy vegetables such as spinach.”
“Leg of lamb, a fabulous salad, a baked mashed potato dish with a middle layer of mushrooms, leeks and spinach, and pumpkin cheesecake with maple whipped cream ... and still ended up like slugs.”
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