Tag Archives: Leek

Pea, fennel, leek and spinach soup

I was searching for something to make using the ingredients I had not used during the week, when I came across this soup on Gourmet Traveller that combined almost everything that I had. The soup combination was great, you can … Continue reading

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Scotch broth soup with a modern New Zealand twist

This is a traditional Scotch broth soup as passed down through Mr Sam’s family, but using traditional New Zealand ingredients. The elements are the same, meat on the bone for the stock combined with root vegetables and pulses. The difference … Continue reading

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Salmon with caramelised leeks, green beans and mustard dressing

A tasty and easy dish to prepare. All the elements work well with the mustard dressing balancing the sweet leeks and oily salmon. Alternatively you could use Dijon mustard, or a flaky white fish. Ingredients 2 fillets of salmon with skin on … Continue reading

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Warm winter salad of saffron roast cauliflower and leek

I had never thought of roasting cauliflower before, along with broccoli I thought you pretty much could only boil and steam. However, you really can roast them and they come out beautiful. I’ll admit that I was not a big … Continue reading

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Warm winter salad of leek, savoy cabbage and chorizo

Savoy cabbages and leeks are currently very fresh and sweet here in New Zealand, and perfect to use in a warm winter salad. To make this vegetarian, leave out the chorizo, and to make vegan also leave out the blue … Continue reading

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