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  • n. Plural form of leek.


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  • The starring role of leeks is exactly what attracted me to this recipe.

    Recipe for Leek Mousaka (Μουσακάς με Πράσα)

  • 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.

    Tigers & Strawberries » What a Crock!

  • 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.

    Marjan’s Tooth

  • 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.

    Castro Speech to PCC Provincial Assembly

  • 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.

    Varietal, 832 finalillian stars

  • Strict Buddhists in Taiwan do not consume meat, eggs and foods they regard as stimulating or desire enhancing such as leeks, scallions, onions, garlic and alcoholic beverages.


  • 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.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XV No 2

  • This means sauteing onions, leeks and bacon, and blanching and squeezing out leafy vegetables such as spinach.

    How to cook perfect quiche lorraine

  • 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.

    Happy Leftover Day


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