Paprika or pimentón is one of the essential ingredients in Spanish cooking. It is used in everything from chorizo, sauces and sprinkled on top of octopus and even fried eggs! There are several kinds of paprika – sweet, spicy, smoked or a combination of the above
So important is paprika to Spanish cooking and so demanding are the Spanish of quality paprikas that there are Denominations of Origin (D.O.) for paprika. Spanish Deli’s Pimenton is made in Caceres.