Paella!: Spectacular Rice Dishes From Spain
From the best-selling author of Tapas: The Little Dishes of Spain and The Foods and Wines of Spain.
Unless they have traveled to spain, most Americans have never tasted a really good paella. What passes for paella at restaurants and even in cookbooks here is a pale imitation of the real thing, the vibrant Spanish rice dish that marries the robust flavors of olive oil, garlic, tomatoes, and pepper with short-grain rice, broth, and meat, fish, or vegetables. Penelope Casas is here to restore the glorious paella to its rightful place as a grain-based meal that will gratify the senses as well as be the centerpiece for easy, elegant entertaining.
Casas presents sixty different fascinating paellas, some traditional, some her own creation, showing how easily some of the preparation can be done ahead of time with supermarket ingredients. She includes a superior collection of tapas, the Spanish meal starters, two dozen simple desserts, and a handful of broths and sauces. Her passion for paella, her clear directions, and her creative pairings of fresh ingredients make this unusual cookbook a winner.
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Paella!: spectacular rice dishes from SpainUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Casas says paella is her passion, and she's determined to show Americans what a "glorious" dish an authentic paella can be. Rather than the usual jumble of shellfish, chicken, and sausage, she prefers ... Read full review
PaellaUser Review - achto - Overstock.com
Great for the beging Paella cook. excellent delivery time. Read full review
Meat Poultry and Game Paellas
Mixed Meat and Seafood Paellas
Tapas and First Courses
Broths Sauces and Dips