Paella is fantastic, so it’s getting universal, but paella recipes are growing while losing its authentic essence and tradition from Spain. There are sometimes big differences between authentic Spanish paella recipes and what is promoted as authentic all over the web.
No worries, though, I’m from Valencia, where paella is from and I learned paella secrets from my grandmother. I’d like to show you how traditional paellas are made in Spain, like the authentic paella recipe.
I’ve lived abroad and I can assure proper paella and Spanish rice recipes can be cooked outside Spain.
- 1 What is la paella?
- 2 Where is paella from?
- 3 What Ingredients Are In a Paella?
- 4 How to Make Paella?
- 5 How to Pronounce Paella
- 6 Some other Spanish Paella Recipes
- 7 You might also be interested in:
Paella is not just a typical dish of Spanish gastronomy with rice as the main ingredient, there is a lot more. The truth is that many of Spanish paella secrets are not commonly known, even somewhere in Spain.
A world of tradition, family recipes, strict variations, Valencian and Spanish culture, traditions, habits, methods…
The paella history started in Valencia, (east coast of Spain) making us, its inhabitants, very proud of it. This is the history of Paella Valenciana per se.
There is a list of main ingredients for every sort of paella, whether it is seafood-based, meat paella, vegetarian, paella Valenciana… or a recent invention.
You will find the exact list of ingredients on each recipe’s page, as this will vary sensible depending on the type and style.
That is the million question and there is no right answer because every paella recipe has its own method. However, I will show you the best and easiest way you can make paella.
Do you want to nail paella? Check out my method and quickly learn how to cook paella!
Learn how to pronounce and spell paella in Spanish so you can look like you know what you are talking about 🙂 I know it can be a little demanding for nonSpanish speakers, but I will help you.