Barcelona, a photo a day

Paella!



I started this blog almost 4 months ago, I have been living in Spain for just over a year, and I can’t believe I’ve never posted this picture!!! Shame on me.
Well, what could be more Spanish than a paella?
And when I say A paella, I am actually totally wrong. There must be as many paella recipes as cooks in Spain! What originally started in Valencia is now popular all over the country. We even have our own recipes in the south of France!
In 1992, in Valencia, they made it into the Guinness Book of Records, with one gigantic paella for 100.000 people. I have the recipe somewhere, and it’s quite amazing… 5 tons of rice, 3000 chicken, 150 kg of salt… Things like this.
And the good thing about cooking it is: it’s easy! Try it!

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15 responses

  1. That looks delightful. Now I'm starving lol. Nice shot.
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    September 18, 2009 at 8:03 am

  2. Hello ! The food is so delicious !!!!!

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    September 11, 2009 at 4:24 pm

  3. Ah, paella!

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    September 10, 2009 at 11:32 am

  4. Wonderful! A little slice of heaven.

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    September 9, 2009 at 12:33 pm

  5. Yummmmmy!
    Because of our Spanish colonial past, paella is very popular here too. But I've never seen any this soup-y. Still… dry or soupy, yummm!

    Okay, I think I better eat dinner now or I might overeat if I put it off…

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    September 9, 2009 at 9:40 am

  6. Oh, YUM! I'm hungry.

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    September 9, 2009 at 7:30 am

  7. Hello there! wowwwww this picture is really yummy! In fact I'm a kind of vegetarian, because I don't eat red meat, but sometimes I eat fish, I like it a lot!But in this paella I could try only the shrimp! 🙂
    You are always so kind, many thanks for your words in my blog.
    God bless you
    Léia

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    September 9, 2009 at 5:10 am

  8. Even the food is more colorful there. Amazing. Have a bowl for us Rob.

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    September 9, 2009 at 3:11 am

  9. Yum!
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    September 9, 2009 at 1:19 am

  10. JM

    I love paella and this one looks absolutely delicious!

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    September 9, 2009 at 12:04 am

  11. I'll tell you how good this photo is: I just finished dinner, took a look at your picture, and now I'm hungry again!

    Beautiful, yummy shot!

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    September 8, 2009 at 10:50 pm

  12. I love this dish! We used to have a restaurant here that had a weekly paella night, but they closed. I might have to try making it myself!

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    September 8, 2009 at 10:46 pm

  13. Wow, that made me hungry! Nice photo.

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    September 8, 2009 at 10:46 pm

  14. That looks so good! It makes my mouth water like crazy. I'm not certain I can find good paella here in New England. I guess I'll have to give it a try in my own kitchen. I'm off to get tons of rice and 1000 chickens.

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    September 8, 2009 at 7:01 pm

  15. Delicious photo – especially after my weak lunch! Do you like a glass of vino schmino with paella or beer or ….

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    September 8, 2009 at 6:40 pm

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