Paprika from La Vera
Ground red pepper
Which area of Spain is it typical?
- Autonomous region: Extremadura
The Spanish brought peppers from America, which very soon began to be used to make paprika, the popular spice par excellence.
Paprika is a powdered vegetable condiment obtained by grinding dried red peppers. So, the fruits are first dried, using heat and smoke, and then ground, after first being classified into sweet, sweet and sour, or hot. It has many uses in pork butchery given its specially attractive sensory qualities of taste, colour and smell, as well as a unique aroma and excellent preservative properties.
- Type of product: Others
- Season: All year round.
- Origin: The production and manufacturing area covered by the Designation of Origin is the county of La Vera in the province of Cáceres, made up of 49 municipalities.
- To drink with it: Depends on the dish it is used in
- Recipes: Extremaduran frite