15.07.2011 13.Tammus, 5771
Chef Laura Frankel serves up simple, light dishes that are loaded with flavor and perfect for a warm summer evening with friends.
My favorite summer memories begin with a great meal and friends. I love the warm nights, catching up with friends and great food. My summer menus begin with simple, one pot meals. Similar in ease to my winter stews and casseroles, my summer one pot suppers are light and loaded with flavor.
Several years ago I purchased a Paella pan. I knew I wanted it, but did not know much I would come to rely upon it. If you do not have a Paella pan, any large sauté pan will do. Paellas are one pot meals typically made with a short grain Spanish rice and either fish, chicken and or meat, usually pork. Fideua Paella is made with toasted pasta. The pasta takes on a toasted wheat flavor and becomes saturated with flavor from the saffron and other spices….