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Cock-a-leekie Soup

Cock-a-leekie soup is a Scottish soup dish of leeks and chicken stock, often thickened with rice, or sometimes barley. The original recipe added prunes during cooking, and traditionalists still garnish with a julienne of prunes.

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Leek and Sweet Potato Gratin

Our Leek and Sweet Potato Gratin recipe has everything you expect in an oven-baked potato gratin but switches things up with tender leeks, sliced sweet potatoes and ham. This cheesy sweet potato casserole is everything you want in a side dish… plus a bit more.

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Leeks with Dijon Vinaigrette

Leeks are such a wonderful vegetable and so easy to cook. What makes this side dish so good is the lovely Dijon vinaigrette that accompanies it. Every bite is a burst of flavour and goes really well with corned silverside or grilled chicken.

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Potato and Sweet Potato Torte

Layers of potatoes and sweet potatoes meld into an impressive vegetable “cake” that forms a golden crust during baking. Serve as a vegetarian centrepiece or with roast poultry or pork.

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Prawn and Leek Omelette

This easy to prepare prawn omelette is perfect to serve as a brunch for two. Pre-cooking the prawns in ginger ale adds a delightful tang to the meal.

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John Doe
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Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, John is a superior specialist in growing palms and exotic plants.
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