- The original and best brand of Pimenton de La Vera
- A traditional and distinctive spice
- An essential flavor of Spain
- Size - 1.75 lbs/800 g
Pimentón de La Vera, or smoked paprika, is a rust red colored spice used in countless Spanish recipes. Mildly sweet with a unique and intense smoky flavor, it is made from freshly harvested peppers smoked for 15 days over encina oak wood fires. Its intense smoky flavor sets it apart from the bland paprika found in most grocery stores.
Sweet smoked paprika is a key ingredient in authentic paella. Aside from paella, it is an excellent choice for flavoring potatoes, stews and sauces. Sweet smoked paprika's smoky, intense flavor is also fantastic with roasted meats, chicken or fish.
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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Customer ReviewsAverage rating from 7 reviews Write a review
"This is more subtle than the product I had been using, and I like it better. I look forward to trying the other stronger flavors of paprika so that I can have more variety in my cooking."
Antoinette Nordan - Mountain Brook, AL - Nov 19, 2015
Michael Frank - Seattle, WA - Dec 29, 2014
"Amazing Paprika. I have been looking for it for a long time and finally find an easy way to buy it.Thanks"
Jose Delgado - St Petersburg, FL - Nov 16, 2014
"It IS an extra large tin of the best paprika available."
James Cecil - Tulsa, OK - Nov 2, 2014
"Don't waste your money on any other "smoked paprika". This is the REAL DEAL!! Best quality, flavor, aroma! Makes every dish extraordinary!"
mercedes ludlow - arvonia, VA - Jun 29, 2014
"This product is amazing! It has the best flavor I have ever experienced!"
GARY Natotschi - PIERCE - Apr 7, 2013
"The best Pimenton in the World!"
Alexia Biancardi - Morristown, New Jersey - Jan 6, 2013