Leek is delicious roasted whole, blended in soups or in casseroles, steamed or cut thinly and pan fried.

If you are not eating organic leeks, be sure to peel the outer layers off and/or wash them well before consumption as they do tend to contain some pesticides on the skin surface. You can mix 10% white vinegar and 90 percent warm water and soak for around 10 minutes then rub and rinse.

Why Leek is good for us


Leek are rich in vitamin C which has been proven to be a helpful antioxidant in preventing cancer. Recent research has shown promising results that kaempferol, a type of flavonoid found in leeks, may fight cancer by reducing inflammation, killing cancer cells, and preventing cancer cells from spreading.

Leek belongs to the same family and have similar healing properties as onions, shallots, scallions, chives and garlic.