Paprika is a ground chile pepper powder, taken from a small variety of capsicum plants that range from sweet to hot in flavor. Paprika is familiar worldwide and is considered a staple ingredient to be found in most kitchens. Hungarian paprika is considered by many to have a deeper, richer flavor than other paprika. Hot Hungarian paprika is the hot version.
Spice Fun Fact: This vivid red powder is created by grinding dried pods of many varieties of the pepper plant ranging from sweet bell pepper to mild chile peppers.