When does Paella become Risotto?

The joys of cooking with wine are myriad. However for the devil-may-care, bon viveur pitfalls are never too far away. Take for example this week’s creation. Simple Paella.

What can go wrong? Rice, chicken, stock – easy right? No. The main issue is over-exuberance with the vino. Lets try and identify the critical mistakes that effectively turned paella into risotto!

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Winter is Coming – Risotto is the Answer

Well if you live in England winter doesn’t seem to be coming but no doubt I will be proved horribly wrong at some point. Probably around a week from now. But what the hell. Risotto certainly ticks all the boxes when it comes to providing a nice warm, fluffy, happy feeling (or is that the wine?) while the wind blows, the rain falls and the rush hour traffic becomes unbearably tedious. But this recipe has a twist – here there are two meals out of one! (see the end of this post for more).

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