arroz negro


Arroz negro or Black Paella is a popular rice dish on the Mediteranean coast of Spain made of cuttlefish, its ink, some lovely fish stock, white wine, onions and bomba rice. A famous dish in Spain, is the famous “arroz negro” made with the fresh ink of cuttlefish. I don’t know why they call it “black rice” instead of “black paella” since it’s done exactly like a paella, with the same bomba rice and it served in the paella pan… Usually served with a Aioli sauce (garlicy mayonnaire). Nonetheless, this dark paella is my personal favorite of them all! I know it can be challenging for some, even for me at first, the color and the fact that you eat the cuttlefish ink… but if you are courageous enough to take the first bite. Oh my! You will discover another world! The ink actually is a mouthful of sea aromas, saline, it’s really a flavour of…