Hungarian fresh paprika
Hungarian paprika is regarded as a ”Hungaricum”. Paprika is belonging to the genus Capsicum, to the family Solanaceae which has its origin from Western Hemisphere of the world.
Paprika became a popular part of cuisine in the 1780’s in Hungary. The technique of making sweet paprika was gradually developed in Hungary from the 1850’s by getting rid of the seeds and stems,
only keeping the pods.