crushed red pepper flakes 3 cups chicken stock A large pinch of saffron 1 1/2 cups short-grained
arroz Valenciana (Mahatma or Goya brands) 1 cup frozen green peas 1 pound medium/large shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 pound mussels, scrubbed (available frozen at better seafood retailers) Coat the bottom of a large ceramic cazuela (pictured) or carbon steel paella pan with the olive oil.
If you want to be very authentic, the rice should be a short-grained
white or brown rice.
rice, famous for its flavour and quality, comes from the town of the same name, and is used in one of her favourite recipes.
says arboreal "describes a species that lives in trees"; arborio is "a short-grained
rice used in making risotto.
Rice produced in Europe is of a lower quality, short-grained
standard and is mainly used in rice puddings.
Coveted by the Japanese for its opalescent luster, fragrance, and extraordinary taste, short-grained
Koshi-Hikari is one of the most popular rices in Japan.
It's basically white short-grained
rice that's available in supermarkets and delicatessens.
The medium-grain rice is plump and ovoid> short-grained
rice is almost round.
For additional strength I soak the short-grained
tang and the recoil block area with a 10-minute Epoxy soaking.