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Paella given official cultural recognition – what this new status means for the iconic dish

Elena Eryomenko / Shutterstock Enrico Bonadio, City, University of London and Magali Contardi, Universidad de Alicante Paella – the iconic Valencian rice dish made with fish, meat or vegetables – has been officially recognised for its cultural importance. In October, the local government in the Valencia region of Spain declared paella an Asset of Intangible Cultural Interest. The decree of …

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