Valencia Gastronomic Week 4-10 November
by Newsdesk - Thursday November 4, 2010 9:20 am
Valencia Tourism is bringing Valencia Gastronomic Week to London on the 4-10 November at the Iberica Food and Culture restaurant. This event offers a great opportunity to sample the best of Valencian cuisine and to discover the passion behind it. You will be able to enjoy complimentary appetisers and tapas from the heart of Valencia region and have the chance to win a culinary experience break in Valencia
Valencia Gastronomic Week is inspired by Valencia’s annual ‘Cuina Oberta’ - open kitchen, where restaurants throw their doors open and invite the locals to try their finest regional dishes. With specialist regional sponsors (list below), Iberica Food and Culture will serve complimentary appetizers to every customer and offer a unique menu at a reduced price.
The free tasting dishes will include the traditional Mojama (salt cured tuna), bread, anchovies and cod pâtés, biscuits, olive oil, anchovies and will be accompanied by Valencia’s finest Cava and the delicious cocktail – Agua de Valencia courtesy of the Dominio de la Vega winery.
Head chef, Santiago Guerrero has created an exclusive menu based upon traditional and modern Valencia dishes using the regions finest ingredients. The delicious tapas will consist of Spain’s original paella dish - Paella Valenciana, the seafood noodle dish Fideagua de Marisco and the spicy Al i pebre (stewed eel with potatoes).
Desserts will be complimentary also and are modern interpretations of traditional Valencian fare. Diners can try the Kaki Persimmon Flan -Queso Blanco with caramel, a shooter of Horchata ( traditional Spanish drink) with sweet biscuit and pumpkin jam and a delectable Agua de Valencia dessert, with light scented sponge muscatel and cava jam.
A great prize draw will also be run during the week offering the chance to win an exclusive weekend for two to Valencia and a lesson in Valencian cuisine in the exclusive Seu Xerea restaurant.
Week has been brought together by the Valencia Tourism Agency, Valencia Gastronomic Valencia Tourism and Tourspain.