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Portuguese translation of 'leek'

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alho-poró m

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Example Sentences Including 'leek'

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Add the diced onion, celery, carrot and leek.
The Sun (2016)
Fry the remaining chicken in the chicken pan and add the leeks to the bacon pan.
The Sun (2013)
Heat the butter in a large pan and add the leeks.
The Sun (2016)
Priority should go to winter greens and leeks.
The Sun (2011)
Remove half the potatoes and leeks with a slotted spoon and put to one side.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trim the celery and leeks and wash well.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
When bubbling, add the leek and bacon and fry for about three minutes, or until the bacon is cooked through and the leek softened.
The Sun (2016)
Add the garlic, celery and leek.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Heat the olive oil in a saucepan over a medium heat, then gently sauté the leeks and celery until they are translucent.
Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Once boiling, drop in the leek and garlic cloves.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Reduce the heat and add the onions, carrot and leek.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Scatter the quartered turnips and broad beans between the carrots and leeks and heat through for 1 minute.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
She carries our bags and warms some leek and potato soup.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Serve with gratin of potatoes and leeks.
Conil, Jean & Conil, Christopher (ed) A Passion for Food (1989)
Add almonds, chicken and leek.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Add celery, carrot and leek with a generous pinch salt.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Add the leek greens and half the parsley.
Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Halve trimmed fennel or leek lengthways and slice in thin half moons.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It should be added only once, to the leeks and garlic.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
My mullet had some sort of potato and leeks with it.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Slice trimmed leeks in 1cm pennies.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Stir celery and leek into the onion.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
WHAT is eating the inside of my leek plants?
The Sun (2011)
If you are planting out leeks (or any crop where plants are grown fairly close together) it is hardly practicable to use this method.
Kitto, Dick Planning the Organic Vegetable Garden (1986)

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'leek' in Other Languages

British English: leek /liːk/ NOUN
Leeks are long green and white vegetables which smell like onions.
  • American English: leek
  • Arabic: كُرَّاثٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: alho-poró
  • Chinese: 韭葱
  • Croatian: poriluk
  • Czech: pórek
  • Danish: porre
  • Dutch: prei
  • European Spanish: puerro
  • Finnish: purjo
  • French: poireau
  • German: Lauch
  • Greek: πράσο
  • Italian: porro
  • Japanese: ネギ
  • Korean: 리크
  • Norwegian: purre
  • Polish: por
  • European Portuguese: alho francês
  • Romanian: praz
  • Russian: лук-порей
  • Spanish: puerro
  • Swedish: purjolök
  • Thai: ต้นหอม
  • Turkish: pırasa
  • Ukrainian: цибуля-порей
  • Vietnamese: tỏi tây


Translation of leek from the Collins English to Portuguese
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