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About Spain

Learn the history, traditions, and facts about some of the ingredients typically used in Spanish cuisine and a key to Real Paella. For additional information:

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Paella

(pronounced: “pah-EH-yuh”) A saffron-flavored Spanish dish made with varying combinations of rice, vegetables, meat, chicken, or seafood traditionally eaten on Sunday.

Initially the consumption of rice in Valencia was limited to its use in the form of flour or semolina. In the XVIth century baked rice in a clay pot was already consumed in Valencia , by the XVIIIth century, there is already documentation of the dish known as paella. … Read MorePaella

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Olive Oil

Spain has approximately 1,800 factories dedicated to the production of virgin olive oil (half of which are located in Andalucia) and 308 million olive trees(185 million in Andalucia), and produces 830,000 tons of olive oil annually, around 34 percent of the world production. That makes Spain the main producing country of olive oil in the world.

The province of Jaen in general, and the city of Martos in particular, claims to be the “World Capital of Olive Oil” as the largest producer of olive oil in the world. … Read MoreOlive Oil

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Have paella, will travel: Caterer specializes in authentic Spanish dish

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. … Read MoreHave paella, will travel: Caterer specializes in authentic Spanish dish

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Azafran

The word saffron derives from the Arab word zafaran, meaning yellow, and it was mentioned as far back as 1500 b.c. in many classical writings, as well as in the Bible. Further derivations come from the Old French safran, Medieval Latin safranum, and Middle English safroun.

Saffron is harvested from the fall-flowering plant Crocus sativus, a member of the Iris family. It is native to Asia Minor, where it has been cultivated for thousands of years to be used in medicines, perfumes, dyes, and as a wonderful flavoring for foods and beverages. … Read MoreAzafran

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Queso Manchego

This historic cheese is named for the Spanish region of La Mancha, also home of Don Quixote. Made of pasteurized sheep’s milk, it has a black gray or buff colored rind with a crosshatch pattern. The interior ranges from stark white to yellow, depending on age. … Read MoreQueso Manchego