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How to prepare leeks

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  1. 1 min.How to prepare leeks : Photo of step #1Place leek in front of you.
  2. 1 min.How to prepare leeks : Photo of step #2Cut off roots.
  3. 1 min.How to prepare leeks : Photo of step #3Trim off ends of leaves, leaving about 4 cm or 2 inches of green.
  4. 3 min.How to prepare leeks : Photo of step #4Remove outer leaves, usually dry or wilted, by pulling downwards.
  5. 2 min.How to prepare leeks : Photo of step #5Split the top in two lengthways, starting at 7-8 cm or 3 inches from bottom (white).
  6. 2 min.How to prepare leeks : Photo of step #6Turn and cut again, so that the top part is split into four.
  7. How to prepare leeks : Photo of step #7The top of the leek will now be like a tassle, making cleaning easier.
  8. 15 min.How to prepare leeks : Photo of step #8As with all muddy vegetables, leeks should be soaked for 15 minutes in warm water, so that all the particles of earth are loosened and leeks can be cleaned easily.
  9. 5 min.How to prepare leeks : Photo of step #9Once chopped, leek is now ready for use in your recipe.
  10. Click to watch the videoYou can also watch how to do it in this short video.

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Home made.

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