April 4, 2017

Just what is a ‘dirty Majorcan’?

The dirty Majorcan is no less than the island’s traditional paella speciality. The dirty in the title comes from the fact that this is a dish […]
February 21, 2017

Arroz negro

At first sight, this might look like an oil slick, but look a little closer and what you see is rice with a lovely shiny black, […]
February 3, 2017

Paella – to stir or not to stir

There are a lot of things that stir the passions in Spain. One of the most heated topics is about how to cook the real paella. […]
January 19, 2017

When it rains – eat migas

Every self-respecting bread-eating country has its recipes for stale bread. Spain is no exception. And of course, Spain being Spain, with its mix of tradition and […]
January 9, 2017

A rice dish unlike anything we’ve heard of before – arroz con costra

It was great to meet Alan the other day when Vamos Paella catered at The House Bar in Oxford. Alan, the manager, is from Elche in […]