Learn how to make the authentic Valencian paella and one of the most popular Spanish drinks “The sangría”.Wine, sugar, fruits, a lot of ice cubes and some other secrets that the local chef will reveal are the base to this delicious and refreshing drink that everyone knows as “Sangría”. It’s time to start with the five-star dish, “the authentic Valencian paella”. Step by step, you’ll learn how to cook this outstanding dish, discovering all of its secrets, its history and the everything surrounding it. In the process we’ll take a break to enjoy a snack and a drink of the best and most typical products of the Valencian vegetables’ gardens. Everyone to the table! Nothing suits it better than local wines and after that much eating, you’ll enjoy the best fruits from the season. Don’t forget to save some space for a home-made cake that comes with a sweet wine called “Mistela”.
Enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime experience in the Valencian Community, not only for the fantastic environment but also for the great conditions of the farmhouse where the real star of the activity is you. Experienced teachers will guide you through each step of the preparation of an authentic Valencian paella. In the process they will unravel the many myths, traditions, and reveal secret tips and special techniques necessary for the preparation of this popular and internationally famous Spanish dish.The country house, known as “El huerto de Consuelín”, is located just twenty five minutes from the city of Valencia. The old farmhouse is ideally situated between orange trees and rice paddies in one of the regions most deeply rooted in rice growing culture. It is home to the authentic paella of Valencia.The warmth of the farmhouse and the beautiful scenery, introduces us to the real Valencian environment. It is the ideal space for cooking your paella and enjoying the pleasures of our lands. On the way, we will visit the Natural Park of Albufera, which is immersed in a vast wealth of rice paddies. We will also see the Saler Dehesa, fed by the Mediterranean sea. The great beauty and ecological value of both, provide us with the opportunity to carry out a large number of activities.