Paella – The Global Dish

Paella is one of the most popular and famous dishes found around the world, but to be able to define what it contains is almost impossible due to its many variations. So how does one take a humble dishand turn it into a must have world-wide? The Paella dish originated in Valencia Spain, one of the largest natural ports in the Mediterranean and one of the most important rice-producing areas in Spain since rice was introduced by the Moors over 1200 years ago. In fact, the Spanish word for rice is ‘arroz’, which is derived from Arabic, not Latin like most Castilian ...