This is an old question with some old answers. However, I must say that I also use minced garlic in a jar because I can use a whole head of fresh garlic, and barely taste it. The amount of minced garlic I use must equal about ten or so average cloves, and even then it's subtle.
Paella can be made with all sorts of meat, seafood and vegetables. This version takes a luxurious twist with the addition of fresh lobster. The recipe also calls for piquillo peppers, a sweet, intensely flavored Spanish pepper that is fire-roasted after harvesting and packed in jars.
Traditional paella is cooked over an open fire, and a very hot one. This is common throughout the Mediterranean for the logistical reason that the region had few slow-burning woods, but a lot of woods with a high acid content, which therefore burn quickly and very hot, according to kitchenproject.com.
While paella cooks, heat a grill pan or skillet over medium-high. Separately, toss green onions and prawns with 1 tablespoon of oil each in respective bowls; season with salt and pepper. Char or grill the green onions, turning occasionally, until greens are charred and bulbs are tender, about 5 minutes.
Paella is a Valencian rice dish that comes in numerous types like vegetarian paella, seafood paella, mixed paella and Valencian paella. The latter is said to be the original recipe. It is made of white rice, meat, green beans, white beans, snails, and seasoning.