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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plants, Food, dish
leekleek /liːk/ noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š leek.jpg HBPDFFa vegetable with a long white stem and long flat green leaves, which tastes like an onion
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leekβ€’ Add leek shreds, parsley, spinach and remaining cider to pan, cover and cook for a further four minutes.β€’ Add leeks and saute slowly until they just begin to colon Add carrot and celery and saute for 3 minutes longer.β€’ Leeks: choose thin, firm clean leeks.β€’ For Neil Kinnock, a dish of leeks baked in Caerphilly sauce - easy to eat and comforting whatever the outcome.β€’ Add carrot, onion, leeks, celery, and garlic and continue to saute until lightly browned.β€’ For a first course, there is a potato leek soup.β€’ Cut remaining leek greens into fine shreds.β€’ Remove leeks and oysters from skillet and set aside.
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