World Paella Day – and a giveaway!
Today is World Paella Day, and what better way to celebrate than for us to give you a free copy of the Spain Buddy recipe ebook! Once you’ve grabbed yours, please share this article so others can get theirs too.
Paella is probably Spain’s most famous dish. Despite the efforts of such chefs as Jamie Oliver to bastardize the recipe – it is, at its core, a rabbit and chicken dish with rice and a few veggies. As tasty as such variations as seafood paella are… they are simply “arroz con cosas” (rice with things).
As any self-respecting resident of Spain knows, paella originated in València. With this in mind, València shouts to the whole world on September 20 about its fabulous foodie invention, with many countries hosting events in recognition. To find out if something is happening near you, visit the official World Paella Day website.
But I want paella now!!
Fancy having a go at making a paella yourself? Then click the following link. The recipe is super simple – and once you have the base sorted… you can add whatever you like to it – remembering of course that only rabbit and chicken are in a truly authentic paella. But hey – you’re not going to get the foodie police banging down your door if you throw a few prawns and mussels on top.
But wait… there’s more (just channeling my inner “TV Shopping” diva).
We promised you a giveaway – and so here you go! For 24 hours only, our Spain Buddy cookery book is available from Amazon free of charge. It’s based on US time… so if it’s showing up with a price… just wait a few hours and try again. The offer closes at 23:59 Madrid time on the 20th – so if you’re trying and still can’t see the free version – drop an email to firstname.lastname@example.org before the deadline and we’ll whizz you a copy over.
For those of you that are too late – sorry! However, the paid version is only €4,99 and the links above will enable you to enjoy the recipes anyway.
The book contains 125 super-simple recipes to bring the taste of Spain into any kitchen. It is divided into sections, enabling you to head straight for the recipes you want.
In the coming months, we will also be launching a new cookbook – this time for vegetarians and vegans. It contains all your favourite recipes, plus a few not available anywhere else. If you’d like to be notified when that’s released – just drop an email to email@example.com and let us know. We won’t store your details for anything else (unless you ask us to of course).
Right – I’d better dash… there’s paella to make… even if Alan doesn’t like Spanish food.
Elle, along with Alan, is the owner of Spain Buddy and the busy web design business – Spain Web Design by Gandy-Draper.
Born a “Norverner”, she then spent most of her life “Dann Saff” before moving to Spain in 2006. Elle’s loves are Alan, the internet, dogs, good food, and dry white wine – although not necessarily in that order.
February 5, 2020 @ 2:23 pm
My mom went for culinary classes sometime when I was younger. She came home the first weekend and made Paella rice for us. I had no idea it was a Spanish delicacy.