Eaten by the ancient Egyptians more than 2500 years ago, there must be something about leeks that has kept the human palate keen. It might be that it’s a tasty and nutritious crop, that once it’s planted it more or less looks after itself, or that it provides an autumn/winter crop when there’s not so much to harvest on the veg plot. Whatever the reason, this member of the onion family is well worth the initial effort. Written by Tony Flanagan, read by Rachel Atkins.
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