Spices, paprika

Fun Facts

  1. Paprika is so much more than a coloring agent!
  2. It is made by grinding the pods of the pepper plant capsicum annium.
  3. In Hungry there are 6 classes of Paprika.
  4. We carry 3 varieties of Hungarian Paprika, sweet, hot and smoked.
  5. The most common pepper to make Paprika is the sweet red pepper.
  6. Paprika is a National spice in Hungry with a 200 year history.
  7. The villages become a vibrant red color at harvesting time when the peppers are hung with string outside and along fences.
  8. Paprika is perisable and is best stored in a cool dark place.
  9. Traditional Hungarian dishes that use Paprika are Goulash and Papikash.
  10. It is also added to Spanish Chorizo and Turkish and Portuguese soups and stews.

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