Need a reason to turn an occasion into a celebration? Throw a Paella Party in your backyard. Paella is the national dish of Spain and is a staple party dish throught the country. Three widely known types of this saffron scented short grained rice dish are Valencian Paella, Seafood Paella, and Mixed Paella. The joy in a Paella Party is that you can throw one with little more than a big fire, big pan and a big group of friends to eat this delectible dish. If you are looking for a casual event atmosphere, like an Oyster Roast, give a Paella Party a try! Check out this recipe for paella and fun @ Joy is Cooking, one of our favorite foodie blogs.