LEEK

variety:

King Richard
Tadorna
Pandora

storage:

Ideal temp: 32℉

Store in a sealed plastic bag in your fridge. Do not wash until use. When you do wash them, cut in half and rinse under running water or in a water bath to remove all debris that could be trapped in the layers. 14-30+ days.

uses:

Egg dishes (frittatas, omelettes, quiche, etc)
Stir fries, sautees (The green parts are yummy too, they just need to be cooked longer)
Pasta dishes
Braised in stock
Roasted
Grilled
Pizza, tarts
Gratins or casseroles
Lasagna
Risotto or rice dishes
Leek "chips"; fried
Soups & stews (vichyssoise)

PAIRS WELL WITH:

All cheese, cream, butter, fish, scallops, roast pork, cured pork and sausage, chicken, rabbit, eggs, turkey, tofu, tempeh, pasta dishes, egg dishes, most veggies (esp. mushroom, asparagus, greens, potato, winter squash, fennel, celery, chard, celeriac, tomato, turnip, cabbage, corn...) apples, lemon, orange, walnuts, pine nuts, almonds, hazelnuts, toasted seeds (pumpkin, sunflower, sesame), capers, vinegars (red wine, balsamic, sherry), chicken/beef stock, mustard, olive oil, coconut oil, bacon fat, toasted sesame oil, fish sauce, soy sauce, polenta/grits, barley, rice (risotto), quinoa, lentils, cannelini/white beans, garbanzo beans, red pepper flakes, breadcrumbs, crusty bread or crostini, parsley, thyme, rosemary, sage, basil.