- 3 small leeks, outer leaves removed, thickly sliced
Like garlic and onion, leeks are a member of the allium family, but have their own distinct…
- 2 eating apples, cored and cut into wedges
Grown in temperate regions, apples are one of the most widely cultivated tree fruits. There are…
- 3 sprigs thyme
This popular herb grows in Europe, especially the Mediterranean, and is a member of the mint…
- 300ml vegetable stock
- knob of butter
Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…
Arrange the leeks and apple wedges in a single layer in a wide, shallow casserole dish with a lid. Poke the sprigs of thyme in among the leeks and pour over the stock. Season and dot the butter on top.
Place over a medium heat, bring to the boil, then put the lid on and gently simmer for 15 mins or until the apples and leeks are tender.