Spanish Paella with Matt O'Haren
Matt teaches us about a Spanish dish called Paella and how best to make it at home. Baked Brussels Sprouts are also a new appetizer and snack recipe. Paella Valenciana Recipe – Valencia is a Spanish coastal city where this dish is particularly revered.
Matt works in finance helping tech companies get their game on. His wife Barbara is from Chile and they have two kids. His son Zack has been studying in England for the past few years while his daughter Zoella is fluent in Mandarin. Matt has been experimenting in the kitchen for several years and has honed his culinary skills by trial and error.
Q1 - What’s one tool in the kitchen you wish you had and why?
Q2 - What’s your biggest meal disaster?
Running out of propane with filet mignonettes on the grill
Q3 - What’s one thing you would like to learn how to make?
Green curry. Love me some green curry
Q4 - If there was one dish you would teach your kid to make, what would it be?
How to make bread and good pizza dough, have to learn myself first
Q5 - What does it mean to you as a dad to cook for your family?
I only try to cook for my family when my family is helping so it’s about cooking with them and trying to create a culture and appreciation of food and family that has dissolved.