A leek has a milder sweeter taste than an onion and is often used in the same way. The best part of the leek is the white part and the lighter green leaves. The dark green leaves are not really edible though they can be used to flavour stocks.
This ingredient has a flavour pairing with:
- Bay Leaf- fresh or dried
- creme fraiche - homemade
- Garlic - Cloves
- Cheese - Mature Cheddar
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)