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paprika

piovron (F)
peperone (I)
peperonchino (ES)
pepper (GB)
pimento (PO)

Generic name for various plants or their spicy fruits, which are also known as chilli, pepperoni or chili peppers. Chilli is used for a spice mixture from the USA based on powdered fruit (chilli powder) or for a spicy sauce (chilli sauce) obtained from it. The Cayenne or Spanish pepper has its origin in Latin America and is obtained from dried fruits of the Cayenne chili variety; so it has nothing to do with pepper. For this reason too, peppers are often included pepper confused, but these are two different families of spices. Contains paprika capsaicin, Contains pepper piperine,

Paprika and chilli / chilli

Both fruits and their substances cause the sensation sharp (not a pure taste, but trigeminal Pain sensation). And for both spices are certain flavorings typical, for paprika methoxypyrazine, for pepper linalool, Both paprika and pepper flavors are particularly common in red wines. Due to the facts described above are therefore at a wine address The paprika (chilli, chili peppers) and pepper to be enjoyed with some caution as the term peppery commonly used for both.

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