Slice or dice the potatoes, slice the leeks thinly, being careful to wash off any dirt or sand. Simmer the potatoes and leeks together with the chicken stock, salt, and pepper and cook for 40 to 50 minutes. Mash the vegetables or puree them in a food processor. Check the seasonings and reheat, adding the cream. Garnish with parsley. Serve warm or chilled. Makes about 2 1/2 quarts.
The Welsh leek, is a national symbol. King Henry V of England was very proud of his Welsh blood and therefore used the leek as a symbol of his reign.
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