Celebrate the 500th birthday of St. Augustine founder Pedro Menéndez with traditional Spanish food, wine, music, and dancing. The Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park and Historic Florida Militia will celebrate
Help St. Francis Wildlife celebrate 40 years of caring for thousands of injured, orphaned, and sick wild animals in our community. Real Paella Catering will be preparing and serving Paella
Loco for Love Festival is coming to Tallahassee’s scenic Railroad Square Art Park on September 13-16, 2018. Real Paella Catering will be serving Paella Mixta on Sep 13, 2018 at
By Susan Benton
Just like many argue about what ingredients constitute the best Cajun versus Creole Gumbo, paella aficionados in the know are often in dispute about what to use in Spain’s most authentic dish, as the ways of making paella are as many and varied as the people who cook it.
My money is on Juan Ten, the man with the pan, who was born in his parents (Salvador and Lola’s) native Valencia, raised in Madrid, has a thriving Real Paella business in Tallahassee, and is now residing part time in South Walton to bring his family recipes, passed down from generations before him, to the Emerald Coast. …
Restaurant Reviews, Recipes and Ramblings from Debi Lander
Spanish paella is a traditional dish made from a mixture of seafood and saffron infused rice, cooked in a flat, round pan. Living in St. Augustine, Florida’s Spanish founded in 1565, I am lucky to find it locally. But, when I visited the state capitol of Tallahassee, I discovered paella to beat all others. My meal from Real Paella was served on the grounds of the historic Spanish Mission San Luis. …
By Kati Schardl | ASSISTANT FEATURES EDITOR
The ways of making paella are as many and varied as the people who cook it.
Beyond that, one could say that arguments — along with the intangible elements of pasion y espiritu — are essential ingredients of an authentic paella. …
By LAUREN DELGADO | Daily News
Growing up in Valencia, Spain, Juan Ten ate paella twice a week. He still makes the Spanish rice dish today — just a bit more expansively.
He now operates Real Paella Catering, a Tallahassee-based catering service that serves fresh, authentic paella. They can bring the completed paella or cook the dish onsite at gatherings to serve up to 1,000 people. …
By Sandy Beck
In Spain (like almost anywhere) the best eating happens in the kitchen where family recipes are casually passed along by word of mouth to the next generation.
Juan Ten was born in Valencia, Spain. As a child, Juan paid close attention as his mother, Lola, cooked authentic paella, the signature dish of Spain that brings families and friends together around a giant pan. In fact, Juan’s Valencian roots are several generations deep, so this dish is in his blood. …