Hot Smoked Paprika by La Dalia
- The original and best brand of Pimenton de La Vera
- Deep, smoky flavor
- Mildly picante
- Size - 2.5 oz/70 gr
With a tangy, piquant flavor, Pimentón de La Vera Picante, or hot smoked paprika, is the paprika to choose when you're looking for a lightly spicy option for barbecued meats, roasted potatoes and a wide variety of other Spanish dishes including paella.
Milled with a blend of several different types of Spanish peppers, this intensely smoky paprika is rust red in color and nothing like the bland grocery store paprika many of us are accustomed to buying.
Don't let the "hot" in its name scare you away! Spanish cuisine doesn't assault you with spice like some Mexican or Latin American dishes do. This deeply flavored, smoky paprika is mildly spicy but by no means overwhelming.
La Dalia is the original and best brand of Pimentón de La Vera, and they still use stone mills to create the finest, most flavorful smoked paprika in Spain.
The peppers used to produce La Dalia Pimentón de la Vera are hand-harvested each year in early autumn. Just after harvesting, the peppers are sent to wooden smokehouses filled with the smoke of encina oak wood fires. For 15 days, the peppers are dried in this intense smoke. Once dried, La Dalia grinds the peppers on traditional granite millstones - resulting in a silky, rust-red paprika that is both deeply flavored and smoky.
Founded in 1913, La Dalia was the first company to produce the famous smoked paprika of La Vera. For generations, this family owned company has produced the finest quality pimentón using traditional production methods. This Pimentón de La Vera is Denominación de Origen (D.O.) - assuring its quality and authenticity!
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Jeanne - Ventura, CA July 2014
Ed - Battle Ground, WA July 2014
David - Mooresville, NC June 2014
C - Perth, ON May 2014
"this is a very nice paprika, which I received as part of a trio of paprikas free with my order (thank you, La Tienda!) accustomed as I was to dusting dishes with a considerable amount of paprika, the hotness took me by surprise. be sparing. this is a lovely little paprika with a lot of bite."
beth - New York June 2013
"I really love the spicy smokey flavor! We have used it on rice, meat and pineapple. "
P - SOUTHGATE May 2013
domingo - EAST MEADOW April 2013
"I love to cook and I cannot do without this product. It is absolutely the best chile on the market."
Barbara - Loyalton February 2013