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Differences Between Wood-Fired Paella and Gas-Cooked Paella

Differences Between Wood-Fired Paella and Gas-Cooked Paella 0

Wood fire is a more traditional way of making paella and has become easier than ever. But is there really a difference between wood-fired paellas and gas or electric cooked paella? Well, yes. What will differ the most is the cooking time, flavor, and final results of your dish.
How to Make Paella Recipes Without a Paella Pan

How to Make Paella Recipes Without a Paella Pan 0

At Machika, we love to cook paella recipes of all kinds. However, sometimes you do not have a paella pan at hand to make your next delicious paella recipe. So, here are some ways you can cook paella at home without a paella pan by using a wok, normal frying pan, or cast iron pan!
How Do You Fix a Rust Paella Pan and Stop Rusting in the Future?

How Do You Fix a Rust Paella Pan and Stop Rusting in the Future? 0

Owning a traditional polished steel paella pan is a great experience. Not only can you make dozens of different kinds of paella, but you can even cook other recipes like Fideuà. However, if you pan rusts, how do you fix it? Here are two easy ways to get rid of pan rust using baking soda or white vinegar.
What are the Differences Between Risotto vs Paella Rice?

What are the Differences Between Risotto vs Paella Rice? 0

When you get into cooking, a common issue you’ll come across is finding the right ingredients or substitutes when in a pinch. For example, a recipe may call for the use of paella rice like bomba, but you only have risotto rice. Rather than going out to buy rice for this specific recipe, try a substitute rice instead.
Best Cooking Oils for Paella Recipes and Dishes

Best Cooking Oils for Paella Recipes and Dishes 1

When it comes to cooking a meal, often the main ingredients that get all the attention are the meats and base. However, the oil you use can play an important part in creating the perfect flavor or texture for your paella. Here are the best cooking oils for paella recipes and dishes from Machika to your kitchen.
Best Meat Substitutes and Vegetables for Vegan or Vegetarian Dishes

Best Meat Substitutes and Vegetables for Vegan or Vegetarian Dishes 0

Eating healthy nowadays does not have to be a debate between eating delicious food or eating what is good for you. There are plenty of ways to get amazing flavor and meat like texture from vegetables and meat substitute foods like tofu! Meat alternatives like Beyond Meat are also great choices!
Cooking and Cleaning Tips for Taking Care of Your Pots and Pans

Cooking and Cleaning Tips for Taking Care of Your Pots and Pans 0

One of the most disheartening things that can happen in the kitchen with a favorite or new piece of cookware like a pot or pan is damaging it. All it takes is a simple slip up, such as forgetting the burner was on for a couple minutes to completely ruin a pan! Machika is here to help you avoid ruining your cookware!
Cooking Paella with Quinoa? A Healthier and Nutrient Packed Paella!

Cooking Paella with Quinoa? A Healthier and Nutrient Packed Paella! 0

Why bomba rice is perfect for making paella, it’s not the only grain you can use. Quinoa makes a great and healthier alternative to white rice because of its higher nutritional value and lower glycemic index. Read this Machika article to learn why you should use quinoa for your next paella!

Cooking Paella Recipes: What Ingredients Can I Use and Replace?

Cooking Paella Recipes: What Ingredients Can I Use and Replace? 1

If you are thinking cooking new recipes, you may have come across certain issues with getting ingredients. After all, bomba rice is sometimes not available at your local supermarket. At Machika, we are here to help. Check out some ingredients you can replace in a paella recipe to make it your own unique recipe!
How to Take Care of Paella Pans and Avoid Rust

How to Take Care of Paella Pans and Avoid Rust 3

Owning paella pans from Machika.com is great for cooking meals with the entire family and trying out traditional paella recipes from Spain. However, taking care of your paella pan is just as important as knowing how to use it! By ensuring you take proper care of your paella pans, they will last you for years to come.
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