Gastronomy

III Concurso La Cassola de San Blai: VÍ Vid Reports from Torrent.

Also known as Rossejat Torrentí, this arroz al horno is specific to Torrent on the outskirts of Valencia City . It is marked by its main difference to the other arroces of this type by the inclusion of two pelotas, one a meatball and the other a sweet dumpling with marzipan. Twenty-Four restaurants from the local area, Valencian Community and Spain generally took part in this third running of the competion. It is a competiton of some standing and attracts a top []

Launching the IV edition of Valencia Culinary Festival 2020. VÍ Vid reports from Saiti.

Valencia has at its apex some of the best chefs and gastronomy as well and it is this that Valencia Culinary Festival aims to highlight between 24 February and 8th March 2020. The festival will bring together 18 of the very best Top restaurants in ‘Valencia capital’ together with a veritable who´s who of Valencian, National and International chefs. They will unite producers, chefs and diners in a shared experience which will produce menus between 45 and 150€ . This fourth edition []

Saffron, The Healthy Flavour Enhancer in Paella; VÍ Vid Reports From the Marina Beach Club.

  Monday, 17 June we were invited to a masterclass organised by Wikipaella, DO Azafran La Mancha, Paco Alonso and with Raul Cob (Chef at Cap I Casal) and Juan  Carlos Galbis, at the Marina Beach Club, who were to cook a traditional Valencian Paella. This was not a random `jolly´, but rather a serious event at which the message was put across about correctly selecting ingredients for the emblematic dish of the region and how by returning to their correct use []