Paella del Movida

Movida Paella

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Preparation info

  • Racion

    4–6

    • Difficulty

      Complex

Appears in

MoVida

By Frank Camorra and Richard Cornish

Published 2007

  • About

Traditional paella is an outdoor dish. It is customary in Spain for men, rather than women, to make paella. (We can imagine a Gender Studies essay topic as: ‘The Spanish paella and the Australian barbecue: compare and discuss the male role in each’.)

I have great memories of outdoor paellas cooked in Spain over a dying fire on the edge of the forest. We used rice from a sack, a few onions and tomatoes, with the addition of some wildlife gleaned from the hills, such as wild snails an