Leek Curls

Use as a side dish or to help decorate a salad or main dish.
4 small leeks
vegetable oil for deep frying
Cur off the top of the leeks where the leaves are splayed. Remove any dirty outer leaves.
Cut the leeks in half length-ways. Cut into half inch 2 cms strips.
Place in a bowl of cold water and refrigerate for 2 hours.
Drain the strips and pat them dry with kitchen paper.
Deep fry the leek strips until brown and crisp.
Drain on kitchen paper.


About heatherlamont

I was brought up in the Belgium Congo (DRC). Trained as a nurse and midwife in England with tropical diseases from Liverpool University. Married Tony Lamont in Rhodesia (Zimbabwe). Lived in England for 20 years. Wrote GOURMET VEGAN published by Gollancz. Moved to Australia in 1995. Tony and I now live on a farm in Queensland Australia.
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