The FIRST British Leeks Ambassador! Our role was to create recipes, and videos to demonstrate how versatile the British Leek is; how to use the whole leek to be more sustainable, and using our Nutrition credentials to promote the wonderful health benefits of leeks
Leek leaves are most certainly not to be ignored or discarded! These wantons are inspired by wonderful global dishes like banana leaf wrapped parcels, cabbage rolls and dolmas. Delicious, and great for entertaining
A wonderful salad using the ‘heart’ of the leek, the delicious light green centre of the leek leaves, which are far too often discarded. Lightly sautéed, and served. on a salad of buckwheat, spinach and topped with walnuts, figs and a cashew ‘cheese’
With their striking natural green gradients, leek stems make for a beautiful canapé with a difference.
A wonderful plait filled with a 100% plant based creamy leek filling, with apple and pear.
A lighter version of the traditional leek and potato soup, with a lovely roasted potato rosette atop delicious leek soup, with. a leek vegetable stock. With garlic and chilli this is a supercharge for your gut and immune system!
Created for St David’s Day – National day in Wales, to shine a spotlight on leeks and Welsh produce in general, this dish uses wonderful creamy caerphilly cheese, paired with creamy mash and cavolo nero
A unique and delicious way to use leek stems, in place of wheat pasta sheets, this great naturally gluten-free dish is paired with a creamy bechemal sauce made with English mature cheddar cheese, and topped with an oat crumb, to celebrate lovely British produce
Stock made with leeks as the star of the show provides fantastic inulin, which is a natural pre-biotic, and necessary for maintaining good gut bacteria, for optimum health. Plus this stock is packed with flavour, and a great way of using every part of the leek.
Leeks are one of those great vegetables that is in season in Winter, when our bodies need strong immune boosting goodness to get us through the cold seasons. So including Leeks in your Christmas dishes makes sense not only from a flavour perspective, but also for health.
Move over guacamole, you have a British grown more delicious contender for favourite dip! This dip is packed full of fiblre and protein, and a wonderful creamy texture.
Leek stems baked in the oven within minutes, make a fantastic side dish, or main, depending on your choice of toppings. Roasting them brings out the wonderful sweetness, which can be complemented by figs, or offset by savoury toppings. Simple, healthy and delicious
Maximising the whole leek means making the most out of the wonderful leek leaves, and these chips are simply delicious!
A couple of the Video stories promoting British Leeks, their versatility and their health benefits
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