Albufera is a recent variety of Valencian rice grains obtained from prestigious varieties Senia and Bomba.
The absorbance of the different flavors and aromas of the different ingredients characterize this variety of rice grains. This rice grain represents and good resistance to be overcooked; meaning that it makes it difficult to damage the grain on the pan by applying too much heat. Once cooked, the grains present a cream-like texture with no meaning of hardening, being firm and loose.
For all these reasons, Albufera is a variety of rice grains specially indicated for the preparation of the different recipes of the Mediterranean such as the paella, cooked rices and stews. All this being a reference to the Valencian kitchen.