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Leek is part of the onion family, one that tastes similar to but milder than onion.
It is often boiled and is common in soup, and can also be eaten raw, such as in salads.
Most of the leek is edible: the white base is more tender, while the green part is more pungent (and less digestible (verify)).
In various languages
- Dutch: Prei
- German: Lauch (and Porree)