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For the very best paella you need to use Bomba rice. Bomba is known as the "king of paella rices". The rice will absorb 3 times its own volume of liquid (as opposed to 2 times of normal rice). The grains expand in width like an accordion to form little "bombs" hence the name "Bomba", but still remain distinct. This means that the rice is able to absorb even more of the succulent flavours of your paella stock, making that paella even more special.
Each bag should make about 10 generous portions of paella. The rice comes in a traditional cloth bag, which a bit like a bean bag, you can't stop holding !!. Each bag is also individually numbered with D.O. label (Denominación de Origen or Denominacio D'origen as it written in Valenciano !!) confirming both its quality and provenance.
Bomba is both a slow growing and low yielding rice and was virtually driven out by the more commercial viable varieties, Luckily, thanks to the gourmet rise in status of paella and other rice dishes, the "Bomba" variety has continued to be grown and now attracts premium prices. Our rice is grown in the heart of the famous Albufera Natural Park, South-West of the city of Valencia. This amazing natural wetland is separated from the sea only by a small strip of land as has been an area of rice production since the time of the Moors. In fact it was here that paella as a dish was first eaten, taking advantage of the abundance of natural wildlife living in the area.
Lovely short grain paella rice from Navarra.
Very easy to cook with, tolerant without going mushy
Makes great paellas - especially if its your first !
5 sachet pack.Brand leader for paella spice mixFor all types of paella
Prompt delivery of the product together with the three pack Pimentón. Made my first paella using the rice as directed. Good texture and excellent taste. I've used all three of the smoked paprika in different dishes and can tell the difference in strength of the chilli spice content. The smoked flavouring is more intense than buying basic 'smoked' paprika in a jar.Although a slightly higher price than in supermarkets, you won't regret the increased purchase cost because you are buying quality.Recommended in this household!
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Cooked well and excellent taste. Speedy delivery
this rice really does make a difference to a good paella compared with the supermarket rice. It swells more and has a great texture and taste. Very pleased.
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My rice delivery arrived when promised, and when cooked, more than met my expectations! Will definitely use The Paella Company again.
Excellent paella rice, which always makes a beautiful paella!!
Excellent product, great service
First time making a paella. It went extremely well. We used +/- the meat recipe on the website, and 60cm dish.The bomba rice was really good and best choice. Would use this again.
Great Rice - much better than the supermarkets paella rice. Excellent service with a speedy delivery.
Really great rice this is the one they use in spain, so really good.
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(Potential allergen ingredients shown in bold)
Model: RI0101Net Weight: 1KgDenominación de Origen (D.O) Certification: Yes - D.O. Arroces de ValenciaGluten Free: Yes
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