Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan and add the leeks, garlic, and onion. Cook until wilted, then add the tomatoes, thyme, parsley, bay leaf, wine, water, saffron, salt, pepper, and Tabasco. Simmer 10 minutes.
Plunge a knife into the center point of the lobster where tail and carcass meet. Split tail and carcass. Cut carcass in half lengthwise. Scoop out the li