Leeks with Walnut Paste

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      20 min

Appears in
Tasting Georgia: A Food and Wine Journey in the Caucasus

By Carla Capalbo

Published 2017

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In Georgia the thin, wild leeks that are foraged in spring are one of the year’s most prized foods. They’re served in many ways, including with walnut paste. In the absence of the wild version, here’s an easy and delicious way to bring winter leeks to life: just blanch them and toss with the paste. Make sure your leeks are well cleaned of any sand by soaking them in a large bowl of cold water for 10 minutes before cooking. Use the green and white parts of the leeks. Make a cut lengthwise al