Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
So many discard the roots of wild leeks. They are an amazing addition to delicate salads, sashimi and more. In my opinion, they are the best part of the leek (so good that this is generally my gift to chef friends). Sustainable leeks are key. :)