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Tuesday, July 19, 2005



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.


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


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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