A selection of the Region of Valencia’s most popular recipes

The dishes cooked up and down the Region of Valencia are as diverse as the area’s landscapes. The perfect destination for a foodie getaway.

Rice is a fundamental ingredient in our land. It characterizes our most traditional recipe book and defines the landscape of much of our territory. The Natural Park of L’Albufera de València and the Marjal de Pego - Oliva in Alicante, are the best example. Valencian paella, “arròs al forn”, “l’arròs del senyoret”, “arròs a banda”… are some of the highest standards that you will undoubtedly have to try.

Our cuisine describes the customs of each territory. Savouring each traditional dish in its birthplace will be an experience that you will never forget. A “fideuà” in Gandia, a glass of “horchata” in the orchard of Alboraya, dry octopus or red prawn in Dénia, some grilled artichokes in Benicarló, succulent galleys in Vinaròs, a “picaeta” in Cocentaina, a fresh salad with tomato from El Perelló ... A myriad of exquisite proposals that perfectly combine roots with innovation and modernity in the kitchen.

Also, you can pair each dish with the best wines from each territory. Discover wine tourism with sparkling wines, white, red and sweet ones from the land with Designation of Origin Alicante, Utiel-Requena and Valencia.

Surprise your palate with the recipe book of the Region of Valencia; it is pure devotion! A kitchen based on natural and seasonal products grown in Alicante, Castellón and Valencia.

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Welcome to the most delicious Mediterranean! The sea, the garden and the mountains are the origin of our local product and the basis of our appreciated diet, making dishes as tasty as healthy. Do you want to try them?

The recipe book of the Region of Valencia is the reflection of a homemade cuisine based on the natural products of Alicante, Castellón and València. We promise a tour full of flavours, contrasts and a variety of dishes that will surprise your palate.

Live each season with the local ingredients that make our dishes unique. Typical rice, excellent seafood, fruits and vegetables from the garden, sausages and selected meats, homemade sweets. Does your mouth water already?

Tasting our rich and diverse cuisine is taking a journey through the history of our land, the passage of ancient civilizations and respect for tradition. This trip combines our roots with innovation, training and new textures.