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Tuesday, July 19, 2005

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Nopisto

It is hard to find a proper paella at the Valencian restaurants, the one you had looks stunning, because the best ones are eaten at local homes and no Valencian would go out to eat a paella. Next time try El Levante in Benissanó where they cook a very good though not excellent traditional paella. Or contact me ;-).

If you haven't got snails you can use a rosemary branch and it will taste almost like the real thing.

Brett

That's facinating about the rosemary. I wonder, do the snails eat a lot of rosemary?

Nopisto

Yes, they do eat a lot of rosemary in the valencian mountains. Of course it won't be the same but will be closer to that.

Bear in mind that they not use comon snails but the local "baquetas" with a deeper taste.

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