Humble leeks can add brightness to winter

[…] the French have also named it asperges du pauvre, poor man’s asparagus.

First trim the scraggly root end, leaving a tiny bit of the bottom intact.

For large pieces, trim to size before washing.

Because leeks are grown in sandy soil, thorough rinsing is necessary to remove grit.

[…] never refrigerate leeks once cooked; they taste far better at room temperature, or they can be browned beneath a broiler or on a grill to serve warm.

The leeks’ sweetness needs a hit of red wine vinegar and mustard, even chopped capers or anchovy.

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