All i Pebre

This is a typical recipe of the Albufera (Valencia), more than an dish, it is a sauce which can be served with fish like the flounder, the grouper, the monkfish, the striped mullet, crawfish, etc., but the typical All i pebre in Albufera is made of eel.


  • A thick slice of bread
  • Six cloves of garlic
  • Black pepper
  • A sweet- paprika spoonful
  • White wine
  • Vinegar (one glass or less)
  • Olive oil
  • 1/2 L of water
  • Salt


In a frying pan fry slowly the bread slice and the garlic. Place on a mortar this mix and start to grind, add to this mixture the pepper, the raw garlic and finally the mixture of wine and vinegar. Add the oil and the sweet paprika with care; you don't have to burn it.

Put in the frying pan the mixture of the mortar, the water and the eel on top.

Let it boil everything for twenty minutes approximately.