Bomba: the best rice for Paella

Paella is a perfect dish to create for entertaining and celebrations. The visual drama of the Paella pan abundant with rice, meats, seafoods and vegetables; the crunchy crust that forms on the base of the pan to add to the layered textures and the fresh seasonal flavours.  We love Paella!

The origins of Paella came out of necessity and practicality, cooking rice with rabbit, chicken and vegetables that were readily available …

Recipe: Karen Martini’s Paella with Chicken, Chorizo and Calamari

This recipe has been created exclusively for The Essential Ingredient by Karen Martini.

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Don’t forget to try Karen’s Amaranth and Tomato Salad recipe and her Twice-cooked Duck with Verjuice-baked Chestnuts on Farro.

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“This delicious full-flavoured paella uses classic Spanish ingredients …

Recipe: Twice-cooked duck with verjuice-baked chestnuts on farro

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Don’t forget to try Karen’s Amaranth and Tomato Salad recipe.

Serves 4

Difficulty: A bit challenging

Prep. time approx. 20 minutes

Total time approx. 2 hours & 30 minutes, plus one …

Recipe: Amaranth and tomato salad with mint, currants & haloumi

A recipe was the first in a series created exclusively for The Essential Ingredient by Karen Martini. To be the first to receive exclusive recipes such as these, sign up to our eNewsletter on the home page.

Serves 6-8 as a side dish

Difficulty: Easy

Prep. time approx. 10 minutes

Total time approx. 30 minutes

Amaranth is an ancient South American …