Think Spanish cuisine and you'll think seafood and paella. You'll probably also think seafood paella. The picture of a dish of yellow rice with prawns and mussels in most people's idea of what paella is about. Most shun the cheaper meat paella in favor of the seafood version even if they aren't overly keen on shellfish because they see it as 'more traditional'.
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This is the wrong way to view paella. These articles below will tell you all you need to know about real paella (Paella, by the way, is pronounced "pah-eh-ya" - the 'll' is pronounced as a 'y').
- Introduction to Paella
- Origin of the Word 'Paella'
- Types of Paella
- How to Make Sure You Get a Good Paella in a Restaurant in Spain
- Paella Restaurants in Valencia & El Palmar