Extra large tin can with 800 g of La Dalia Pimentón de la Vera Dulce (sweet smoked paprika), DOP, from the town of Jaraiz de La Vera, Caceres (Extremadura).
Rust-red in colour and with a unique smoky flavour, Pimentón de La Vera, or smoked paprika, is a versatile condiment used in countless Spanish recipes. Made from freshly picked peppers and smoked for 15 days in holm oak wood, this paprika is mild and has an intense smoky flavour. It is this intense smoky flavour that sets it apart from the bland paprika found in most grocery shops.
Smoked paprika is a key ingredient in authentic paella. Beyond paella, it is an excellent spice for seasoning potatoes, stews and sauces. The intense, smoky flavour of sweet smoked paprika is also ideal with grilled meats, poultry or fish.
The peppers used to produce La Dalia Pimentón de la Vera are hand-picked each year in early autumn. Immediately after harvesting, the peppers are sent to wooden smokehouses filled with holm oak wood smoke. For 15 days, the peppers are dried in this intense smoke. Once dried, La Dalia grinds the peppers in traditional granite mills, resulting in a silky, rust-red paprika with a deep, smoky flavour.
Founded in 1913, La Dalia was the first company to produce the famous smoked paprika from La Vera. For generations, this family business has produced paprika of the highest quality using traditional production methods. This Pimentón de La Vera is Denominación de Origen (D.O.) - guaranteeing its quality and authenticity!
La Dalia is the original and best brand of Pimentón de La Vera, and they still use stone mills to create the finest and tastiest smoked paprika in Spain.