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  • n. A large shallow frying pan from which paella is cooked.


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  • The name paella derives from the pan, called paellera, and does not refer to any ingredient.

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  • The dish has become so popular that the word "paellera" is now usually used for the pan and paella almost exclusively for the dish.

    Flavors of Spain I Adore You -- A Paella Variation

  • "Paella is a typical Spanish dish and is traditionally cooked in a "paellera"—a round flat pan with two handles—which is then put on the table.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • In many Spanish villages, especially in coastal areas, they use a giant paellera to cook a paella on festival days which is big enough to feed everybody.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • After reviewing the menu, we were a bit disappointed with some of the "house rules" such as pricing the paella by person, rather than by serving size or size of the paella pan or paellera.

    Market Manila

  • The paellera has a circular configuration, about two inches deep, with two handles.

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  • My paellera is still on the burner, but I'm keeping my fingers crossed things turn out well!

    rants and raves

  • I really like this enameled paellera, but you could also use a chef's pan.



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