It is a versatile condiment that is used in countless Spanish recipes. Made from freshly picked bell peppers, this paprika has a combination of sweet flavor with a slight smokiness.
Contrary to popular belief, Paprika from La Vera and/or smoked paprika are not the most used in the original paella, since the preference of most paella masters is sweet paprika for paella.
Sweet paprika is a key ingredient in many paellas and rice dishes. It is also an excellent condiment to use for other ingredients in other dishes, such as potatoes, stews and sauces.
The history of this condiment dates back to 1493, when Christopher Columbus brought it to Spain after the arrival of the Spanish conquerors in America and gave it to the Catholic Monarchs as an offering. Its cultivation quickly spread throughout Spain and the rest of Europe, reaching great fame in countries such as Hungary, where paprika is called "paprika".
Carmencita is one of the most recognized brands in Spain with its ranges of spices that adorn most food and gourmet stores, now these products are gluten-free, so you can cook paella for celiacs, so that everyone can savor the original paella
How to use sweet paprika?
Its application in our paellas is simple, when all our meat is fried, we introduce, in the case of a paella for 4 people, about 2.5 grams of sweet paprika, and then we introduce water, to prevent the paprika from bittering the flavor. .
Why buy paella sweet paprika?
The 75 g can of sweet paprika brings you one of the most common paella ingredients already prepared, it provides your dishes with the special flavor of smoked sweet pepper in a simple and convenient way, gluten-free, for the enjoyment of all paella fans of the paella