Leeks are sold in a bunch of three stems. Simply Fresh Fruit deliver leeks to Melbournes leading restaurants and cafes. Leeks belong, like garlic and onions, belong to a vegetable family called the Allium vegetables. Since leeks are related to garlic and onions, they contain many of the same beneficial compounds found in these well-researched, health-promoting vegetables.
Leeks belong to the same family of vegetables as the garlic and onion, this family is called Allium vegetables. Leeks also contain similar health benefits to garlic and oniuons.
The leek is similar in size to a celery stalk. Though related to the onion and garlic the leek does not form a bulb but rather it produces a long cylinder of bundled leaf sheaths.