Cooking the perfect Spanish Paella

An easy step by step guide to preparing the perfect Spanish Paella.
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  • Lectures 7
  • Length 36 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2015 English

Course Description

Paella is a colorful, fun, elegant and incredibly tasty dish. In this class, Dr. Ana Maria Afzali will guide you, with a series of videos, through the process of choosing the right ingredients, knowing what cookware to use, and step by step videos that will show you how fun and easy cooking paella really is!

In addition to learning how to cook paella, you will learn its history as well as the history of the land where it comes from, so by the time you finish the class you will be an connoisseur of the food and its history.

In this course you will find both videos and written guides that will ensure your success in making the perfect Spanish paella.

Ana Maria is a native of Spain and has been teaching Spanish cuisine, culture, history and literature for over 25 years.

What are the requirements?

  • No prior cooking knowledge is needed to successfully complete this course.
  • You will need to have a round shallow pot and two wooden spoons....I will guide you as to how to pick the perfect ingredients!
  • You will need to have an adventurous mind set and be ready to learn not only about cooking this delicious dish, but also about the history of its origins and land.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • know the history of the land where paella comes from
  • know how and where paella was originated
  • know how to pick the correct ingredients to make authentic Spanish paella
  • Know what cookware to use when cooking Spanish paella
  • know exactly how to prepare and cook authentic Spanish paella. You will be able to cook it in a casual setting or in a professional chef environment!

Who is the target audience?

  • Any one who would like to learn how to make a perfect and authentic Spanish paella.
  • Students who are not adventurous in trying to learn new ways of cooking should not take this course.....All else will enjoy it tremendously!
  • Students taking this course do not need to have any prior cooking experience.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Start Here

Wellcome to our Spanish Paella course!!

In this class, I will guide you through the items and ingredients that you will need to cook the perfect Spanish Paella. You will see a series of videos that will demonstrate the different steps involved in cooking this delicious dish. You will also learn about the History and the origen of this popular Spanish treat.

You do not need to have any experience with cooking or with Spanish cuisine. For over 25 years I have been teaching how to make this dish to all audiences.


In this video you will learn about what the course will be about.


In this section you will hear a short explanation of how and where paella got started in Spain, so seat back, listen and enjoy!

Section 2: Ingredients and cookware for making paella

A brief and visual explanation of the ingredients needed to make paella


Using the right cookware is key to making the perfect paella. In this short video you will learn about the two main items you will need to have in your kitchen.

Section 3: How to make a Spanish paella
How to make authentic Spanish paella
Section 4: Frequently asked questions: Valencia

In this lecture you will learn about the history and origins of Valencia

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Instructor Biography

Dr Ana Afzali, Professor, Entrepreneur and Public Speaker.

Dr. Ana Maria Afzali is a native of Spain and she has been teaching Spanish language, cuisine, culture, History for over 25 years. Ana Afzali is also a master video producer specializing in green screen videos.

Her publications include :

Modern Spain (2009)

Nuestra Lengua (2001)

and numerous research articles.

Dr. Afzali came to the United States in 1984 where she went on to earn a degree in Education from University of Maryland. She went on to earn her Doctorate degree in Spanish Languages and literature from UCLA. She teaches language, History and culture courses in California.

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