Paprika – Ingl., Paprika – Ted., Paprika, Poivre rouge – Fr, Pimentòn – Sp., Перец овощной - Russ.
Sweet Paprika is a spice produced from specific varieties of dried ground peppers without seeds. The spicy paprika is obtained by grinding the same fruits together with the seeds.They give the spice a taste more or less spicy, due to the content of capsaicin. All varieties of peppers used for the preparation of Paprika belong to the Capsicum annum species, native to tropical America. Its use in Europe dates back to the Turks, who brought it from India. Spain, Hungary, Serbia, Morocco and USA have a long tradition in the cultivation and production of Paprika. Recently its cultivation has developed in Peru, Chile, Brazil, South Africa, Israel, China, South Africa, Mozambique.
Sweet and spicy paprika, Spanish origin.
Paprika is best stored in a cool, dark and dry place.