Leeks Baked With Blue Cheese

Fancy a simple unsophisticated lunch today? The emphasis here is on simplicity, just let all the different flavours come out naturally.

Ingredients: (serves 4)
750g baby leeks - trimmed and halved
2tbs hazelnut oil
4tbs vegetable stock
15g butter
125g dolcelatte cheese - crumbled
2tbs hazelnuts - chopped
salt and pepper


  • Heat the oven to 200'C or Gas Mark 6
  • In a bowl toss the leeks with the hazelnut oil and place in a large roasting tin with the stock.
  • Bake in the oven for 15 minutes.
  • Dot the leeks with butter, cheese and nuts, then pop back in the oven and cook for another 20 minutes until the leeks are tender and the cheese has melted and is golden.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper and eat straight away.  


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