Leeks are traditionally introduced to French children at a young age. Mild yet savory, young white leek tips (the only kind you should use for this soup) are more digestible than their older, greener versions. For older children, increase the amount of potato and decrease the amount of pear, creating a potato-leek soup that is similar in spirit to the classic French vichyssoise.
This soup has become comfort food for us, and we often serve it on cold winter evenings. In the summer, it can be...Full Story