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The History Of Hungarian Paprika

The History Of Hungarian Paprika

Hungarian cuisine is diversified and delicious. It had the great Turkish, Italian and French influence that enriched and improved Hungarian recipes. Programs with stewed vegetables came from Balkans, sausages have been brought by Germans and Italians, pelmeni have been obtained from Slavic people.

Essentially the most famous Hungarian courses are goulashy and paprikashy, but Red pepper (paprika) is the culinary symbol of Hungary. Every region of Hungary has personal peculiar food. Balaton neighborhood is well-known for its fish programs; Nice Hungarian Plain (Great Pannonian Plain) - for its potato courses, Northern a part of Hungary is known for game courses, Southern Hungary - stewed paprika and tomatoes (lecho). Additionally there are highly national meals - stewed lamb with tarragon and stewed in grease paprika and Ungarische Spezialitäten tomatoes. The plant paprika was brought to Europe ultimately of 15 and the beginning of 16 century simultaneously from west and east. Paprika was spread in Hungary throughout Turkish dominion (1541-1686). Turks introduced paprika from Persia. Small, candy-scented and sizzling Hungarian paprika is similar to Indian form of red pepper. Spanish paprika (Pimiento) was brought from Latin America by Christopher Columbus. It's larger, pulpy, with sweetish taste, however without especial scent.

Paprika is rising in all places in Hungary, however in Nice Pannonian Plain there are the very best conditions for it. Southern cities Szeged and Kalocha are additionally famous for his or her excellent red pepper. You can see bunches of paprika at verandahs of peasant houses everywhere in this region and fields are glowing with brilliant red color. Hungarians flavor with paprika nearly all courses. Small, greater, hot, sweet, red, green and dried yellow paprika will be eaten uncooked.

Pork grease and flour heavy sauce with spices kinds the basic of Hungarian Courses. Smoked sausage slices and bitter cream are extensively used in cooking. All that variety of totally different ingredients makes Hungarian Cuisine delicious for any taste.