Paprika

The key ingredient in Hungarian goulash (meat stew), the red Paprika is a spice made from the grinding of dried bell peppers. In many European languages, the word paprika refers to the Capsicum fruit, or bell pepper, itself. The seasoning is used in many cuisines to add color and flavor to dishes. Paprika's spicyness can range from mild to hot. Flavors vary greatly from country to country: in Austria and Hungary, paprika is a main flavoring in meat stews such as goulash. Eastern Europeans use it to flavor venison stews, soured cabbage, and other vegetable dishes. In Spain and Mexico paprika ..

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