Of this plant using the stem, formed by the leaf sheaths, closely overlapping each other. Used raw as a condiment or as a cooked dish. Consumption is typically winter.
The leek is one of the vegetables sold throughout the year from our wholesale vegetable. Among the properties that are attributed to him are: diuretic, detoxifying and reinforcement of the immune system. An anecdote related to the leek is given by the nickname “porrofago” attributed to the Roman emperor Nero, which was widely used to clear his throat. Another curiosity of the leek is that its colors were used in the national symbol of Wales.