Macaroni cheese with leeks

Lisa

Last week we were enthused about well-dressed raw salad veg. This week it’s comfort eating, but starring a vegetable, of course – organic leeks.  If you still have wild garlic in your locale, it goes beautifully in place of the garlic cloves. Wilt a good handful of leaves (washed and chopped) into the leek mixture as it finishes cooking at …

Cheesy leek and butterbean patties with sun-dried tomatoes

Lisa

Loving the beautiful young leeks in the veg box lately. Sometimes they’re just too nice for a classic leek and potato soup, a delicious staple though that is. These fried patties are very more-ish and go well with oven-cooked, skin-on chips or wedges made from organic spuds or sweet potatoes. And a bowl of peppery green salad leaves from Regather …

Sushi with a beetroot hat

Lisa

Here is a rather unconventional – but oh so tasty! – sushi recipe by the great Alain Passard. The sweetness of the beetroot and the salty savoury notes of the olive are a perfect marriage in this sushi bite. Or, for an even stronger sweet/savoury contrast, try adding a slice of fresh fig to your sushi.