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Paella in Valencia: take a cooking class!

Paella Valencia

My favourite Spanish dish: paella!

As a little girl I always looked forward to the summer holidays. Seas of time, sunny weather

 and … paella! On Spanish holiday destinations and food markets paella still make we very happy. A large pan on the table, a nice bottle of wine, and you’ll have a great dinner. Unfortunately, I could not cook paella myself. So my friends had to settle for an empty table and a bottle of wine ;-)

Paella is a typically Valencian dish. So when I was at Valencia I off course went to a restaurant to eat traditional paella! At Escuela de Arroces y Paella Valencia I didn’t only eat paella though. Cook Jaime Cros also taught me how to make it myself!

Ingredients for the best paella

I normally eat this rice dish with seafood. In Valencia they eat paella with ingredients from their own region: chicken, rabbit, snails and various vegetables. Step by step, cook Jaime showed me how to make the most delicious paella I’ve ever had. First you go to the market to do some shopping, and after you prepared the meal it’s time to eat! The recipe I of course can not reveal, but do you like paella as much as I do? You should definitely go to Valencia!

Escuela de Arroces y Paella Valencia

Address: Carrer dels Juristes 12, Valencia, Spain
Neighbourhood: El Carmen
Website: escueladearrocesypaellas.com/en
PS: more hotspots are in the Valencia Little Black Book. A city guide to Valencia with the best restaurants, shops and things to do.

Planning a trip to Valencia?

– Yourlbb’s favourite hotels in Valencia are: ABC You (super cute B&B), Hospes Palau de le Mar (design hotel), Caro Hotel (with outdoor pool!) and Casual Hotel (budget design).
Transavia flies to Valencia 6 times a week. Tickets start at € 110,- depending on the season. >> Click here to search for cheap tickets to Valencia >>
– For more information about Valencia check out visitvalencia.com.

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