In Paella: And Other Spanish Rice Dishes, author Louise Pickford explores Spain's love affair with rice and the amazing dishes that have resulted. Starting with Paella, arguably the most famous Spanish dish, Pickford gathers regional classics and unusual specialties from all over the Iberian Peninsula. The compact 64 page book is an excellent and focused instructional that is ideal for those who want to learn authentic Spanish cuisine, as well as those who want to learn techniques for building deep flavors with aromatics and spices. Wonderful photography captures the bright, Mediterranean colors and textures of each dish. Five chapters cover Paella, Rice Soups, Creamy Rice Dishes and Baked Rice Dishes, along with an introduction and recipe index. The recipe selections include poultry, seafood, meat and vegetarian options including Paella Valencia, Seafood Paella with Chorizo, Valencian Rice with Turnips and Beans, Paella Arrancini with Romesco Sauce, Creamy Rice with Lobster, Stuffed Peppers with Chorizo, Clam Soup, Baked Rice with Chickpeas and Raisins, and more. Paella: And Other Spanish Rice Dishes by Louise Pickford. Published by Ryland Peters & Small. Hardcover. 64 pages.