• Chorizo and Shrimp Paella

    2 monthes ago - By Obsessive Cooking

    Spanish cuisine, especially paella, is one of my favorite foods. I've always wanted to make it and couldn't wait when I finally bought saffron.
    Paella came from Valencia in Spain thanks to Roman and Arab influences. The exact origin is unknown, and there's a few stories. Some say the first paella was cooked by Valencian farmers using whatever ingredients they had on hand. Others say it originated when Moorish kings' servants created rice dishes from leftovers from royal banquets in large pots to take home; the word paella perhaps deriving from Arabic word "baqiyah", which means...
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