21 Apr 2012


 Finaly, I managed to have a Cooking Saturday! I don't get to cook very often, but I like this kind of activity, especialy the experimental part of it. So, when I find a little time, I enjoy trying lots of recipies. Today's menu was: Chicken Paella.
I was dreaming about it since last year, when in Barcelona. After our departure from the Spanish lands, we realised we forgot something very important: we missed trying their special dish. So, today was the experimental cooking day. And look what it turned out.

For 4 people
  • 500g cicken meat
  • 250 g rice
  • 300g green beans and dried beans
  • 2 well chopped tomatoes
  • 1l water/ chicken soup( of course, I forgot about the chicken soup and I used watter, and it's ok)
  • 50 ml oil
  • spices: salt, pepper, saffron( that is how I found out about this quite expensive spice, which can be used in cakes too), bay leaves
  • First, fry the meat easily
  • Add the green beans and the dried ones and fry togetter with the chicken 
  • After 5 minutes, add the watter and boil them for a while.
  • Add the tomatoes and the rice in an uniform way, without mixing everything , to avoid the rice to stick on the pan.
  • After 18 minutes everything should be ready and ready for serving. 

PS: Pictures by me and Mihnea.

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