Cream of leek & egg yolk


Cream of leek and leek straw, & egg yolk

  • People
    For 4
  • Preparation time
    30 minutes
  • Winery Pairing
    Grand Cordon


  • 2 leeks
  • 50ml whipping cream
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoonful white vinegar
  • 50g butter
  • 400ml frying oil
  • Salt & pepper


Step 1. Cream of Leek

  1. Roughly chop the leeks.
  2. Drop them into 20g of butter, add salt and pepper, and leave to caramelize for 10 min.
  3. Transfer the leeks to a blender and mix with the cream and the rest of the butter for 6 min.

Step 2. Leek Straw

  1. Cut the white of the second leek as thinly as possible lengthways.
  2. Heat your oil to 150°C and fry the leeks several times until they become golden and crispy.
  3. Transfer them onto some paper towel. Add salt and pepper.

Step 3. Plating-Up

Put a large spoonful of cream of leek in the center of a plate. Make a nest with the leek straw and add an egg yolk in the center.

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Mumm Grand Cordon

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