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Paella cooking at the Spanish Cultural Centre in Oman

by Sarah MacDonald
Santi Turpin Nicolas, a language instructor at the Spanish Cultural Centre who also has a passion for cooking, has been teaching groups of curious students how to make different types of paella.- Photo by Jun Estrada/Times of Oman
Learning how to makes Spain’s most popular dish at the Spanish Cultural Centre

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Finger licking sticky chicken with hot manchow soup
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