History or anecdote of the vegetable paella :
Often called “Arròs de sabater” in Valencian and “Arroz de zapatero” in Spanish, which means “Rice of the shoemaker”, this recipe is very typical of Alcoia.
The shoemakers were very poor, and the only thing they could afford to cook their rice was vegetables.
Variant of the vegetable paella :
Other vegetables also used according to families or region :
Pay attention to vegetables which lose water, this change the volume of your broth, in order to succeed the rice cooking…